Business License

Persons interested in opening a business in Springfield must first complete an application for a business license at the City Clerk's office and pay a $15 fee.

All businesses much register to file and pay their annual business tax report online with the Tennessee State Department of Revenue. The business tax liability is based on the gross receipts of the business.

For registration information, please visit the Department of Revenue's Online Tax Registration page.  Please note that it takes 7-10 business days for the Department of Revenue to register your business. 

For additional information on Registration and Licensing, please visit the TN Department of Revenue website at  http://tn.gov/revenue/article/business-tax-registration-and-licensing .