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The TN Dept of Revenue has issued a 2023 sales tax holiday for food and food ingredients starting at 12:01 am on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 and ending on October 31, 2023  at 11:59 pm. This sales tax holiday does not apply to Hospitality Tax. For more information please visit

Hospitality Tax Information

If you rent through Airbnb or VRBO please click here before starting an application.

You are required to file any prior and current tax period filings on the CSS system found at If you have trouble registering please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., call 865-453-5504, or check out our FAQ on how to setup an account in the new CSS system.

Hospitality tax includes 2% restaurant and amusement taxes and 3% lodging tax.

To set up your account, please use the following links:

Once your Certificate of Zoning Compliance has been issued:

If you are outside the city limits, determine your location and contact your jurisdiction at:

  • Sevier County: 865-453-5502
  • Pigeon Forge: 865-453-9061
  • Gatlinburg: 865-436-1400

Note: Please remember to attach the proper tax exempt documentation when mailing your form and payment if you are using the tax exempt option when filing your return.