|Permits & Licenses|
The City of Mt. Juliet Codes Department regulates the use of property through the enforcement of Zoning Ordinances and Building Standards. Failure to obtain the proper permits prior to opening a business could result in fines. Contact the City of Mt. Juliet Codes Dept, 754-2552.
CLICK HERE to access Business and Tax Forms.
BUILDING PERMITS - Any business that plans to build or make renovations is required to have a Building Permit prior to construction and occupancy. Licensed contractors must be used. Call 773-6225.
SIGN PERMITS - Any new signs or alterations to existing signs displayed on the exterior of the building or on site, whether temporary or permanent, require a Sign Permit. A sign plan is required prior to obtaining a Sign Permit.
USE AND OCCUPANCY PERMITS - If you are opening a business or are changing the type of business that previously occupied the property you are considering, you must obtain a use and occupancy permit prior to opening the business. Contact Codes at 754-2552 for details.
BUSINESS LICENSE - You must obtain a Business License from the City of Mt. Juliet before you open a business.
SALES AND USE TAX CERTIFICATE - If you will be selling merchandise, you are required to obtain a Sales and Use Tax Certificate from the Tennessee Department of Revenue.
TENNESSEE EMPLOYER ID NUMBER - Under certain conditions, you must obtain an Employer Identification Number from the Internal Revenue Service. Click here for more info. All businesses are required to obtain an IRS identification number. Click here for more info.
WORKER'S COMPENSATION INSURANCE - Under certain conditions, you must obtain Worker's Compensation coverage.
SOCIAL SECURITY TAXES (FICA)- In some instances, you are required to deduct and report Social Security taxes.
UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE - Every Tennessee employer is required to pay unemployment insurance. Contact the Department of Labor and Workforce Development Division of Employment Security at 615-741-2386.