Department of Finance Collections Office | Nashville.gov

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Tourist taxes

Tourist taxes include:

  • Hotel occupancy tax / short term rental
  • Vehicle under contract
  • Supplement for rental vehicle
  • wholesale alcohol
  • Wholesale beer
  • Alcoholic Beverage Commission Tax
  • Franchise fees

Changes to Mailing Address and Tax Remittance Process

Please note that we have made changes to our mailing address and process for remitting taxes to the Ministry of Finance Collections Office. You may have noticed that the PO Box number shown is different from the one we have used in the past. Effective immediately, please send all payments and other correspondence to:

Metro Nashville Collections Mailing Address

Additionally, we have implemented “Chapter Numbers” per tax type which are now required with your rebate. Chapter numbers should be included in the upper left corner of all tax worksheets of the documents you submit, if they have not already been pre-printed on the documents for you. Failure to include these chapter numbers on the documents you submit could result in a delay in processing the documents. We invite you to visit our website and download the new version of the forms for your tax rebate. Below are the new chapter numbers by tax division.

Chapter number by tax:

  • Alcoholic drink = 550
  • Rental vehicle = 532
  • Vehicle under contract = 516
  • Short term rental = 510
  • Franchise fee = 608
  • Wholesale beer = 576
  • Hotel occupancy = 512
  • Wholesale alcohol = 712

Again, please visit our website and download the new version of the forms you will need. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office by email or telephone. We appreciate your attention to these changes.

Tennessee House Bill 1830: Local occupancy tax collections for registered markets will begin January 1, 2021, with collections beginning on the February 20 due date. For more information, go to the Tennessee Department of Revenue’s Local Occupancy Tax website.

Our offices are currently closed for in-person payments. To contact our office, write to us at [email protected] or call 615-862-6215.

About the Collections Office

The Metropolitan Office of Collections, established by the Metropolitan Council, designates the Ministry of Finance as responsible for the collection of certain taxes and fees, including tourist accommodation taxes, liquor privilege taxes, beer taxes and wholesale liquor and franchise fees.

On June 12, 2012, the Metropolitan Council passed Ordinance BL2012-156 transferring the collection of several taxes from the Davidson County Clerk to the Department of Finance Collections Office effective July 1, 2012.

Our office collects the following taxes and fees:

  • tourist accommodation taxes
  • liquor privilege taxes
  • wholesale beer and liquor taxes
  • franchise fees for the metropolitan government

Information and monthly declaration forms for specific taxes and fees

Checks and credit cards are accepted. Checks can be made payable to the Metropolitan Collections Office. Credit card payments are accepted online. A convenience fee of 1.84% will be charged on all credit and debit transactions. These fees are collected by a third-party processor. Metro does not receive any portion of these fees.

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