KEEPING TENNESSEE COMPETITIVE - SETTING A CLIMATE FOR GROWTH
Through the Tennessee Chamber Tax Committee, we actively engage in a broad range of tax policy impacting business that includes sales & use, franchise & excise, business taxes and property taxes. In addition, the Tennessee Chamber also works to enhance Tennessee’s economic development programs and frequently propose legislation to improve our tax climate and enhance our ability to expanding existing business operations and recruit new business that result in tax and job growth across our state. The tax committee frequently meets and engages with the Tennessee Department of Revenue on important tax policy issues and frequently testifies before the Finance committees in the Tennessee General Assembly. Over the years the Tennessee Chamber’s tax committee has worked with state officials to approve a number of tax improvements that include sales and use exemptions for business & manufacturing, single sales factor for manufacturing (saving $130 million annually), and infrastructure and transportation improvements. Most recently in 2018 we worked with a number of Tennessee companies to ensure that our corporate income tax interest deductions were not reduced which resulted in a 10 year savings of $1.2 billion. The Tennessee Chamber also offers an annual Tax conference.
The Tennessee Chamber will work in the following areas to advance and address policy:
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