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Tennessee Tobacco Tax Stamp Affixing Agent Bond

How much does a tobacco tax stamp affixing agent bond cost in Tennessee?

The Tennessee Commissioner of Revenue requires all tobacco tax stamp affixing agents to post a surety bond in an amount equal to 1% of their estimated tax liability over an average month-long period. The minimum bond requirement is $2,000.

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Bond Type Bond Amount Cost by Credit Score*
680 and up 679 - 600 599 or lower
Tobacco Tax Stamp Affixing Agent Bond Varies Starts at 2% 6-9% 10%+ Apply Now
*The bond premium rate quotes provided to you through this website are for pricing comparisons and quotation estimate purposes only. The bond rate quotes provided are based on general assumptions that may or may not be applicable to you and are subject to change at any time. These rate quotes do not constitute an offer of insurance, nor is any contract, agreement, or bond coverage implied, formed or bound by the provision of rate quotes. Bondability, final bond premium rate quotes and an offer of insurance, if any, will be determined by the insurance company providing your bond. You must contact us directly to obtain a quote for binding purposes.

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Why do I need this bond?

By posting a tobacco tax stamp affixing agent’s bond, the principal (affixing agent) promises to perform all duties in full compliance with the Tennessee Code Annotated Section 67-4-1006. Specifically, this bond ensures that the principal promptly and properly accounts to the state for the distribution of all stamped and unstamped tobacco products and pays all monies, interest and penalties which may be assessed against him or her for the improper or illegal affixing of tax revenue stamps and/or the distribution, sale or disposal of untaxed products according to law.

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What’s the fine print?

Tennessee tobacco affixing agent bonds remain in full force until the principal or the surety requests that liability be terminated. The surety can cancel this bond at any time by giving the Commissioner 60 days’ notice by registered mail of its intention to terminate.

How to become a tobacco affixing agent in Tennessee

To become legally registered to affix tax stamps in Tennessee, applicants must provide the following information:

  • reason for applying
  • opening date (or approximate opening date) of the business at the location, or the date of the first sale made in Tennessee if registering as an out-of-state business
  • number of months sales and/or use tax will be reported
  • exact location of the business
  • business phone number
  • record storage address for audit purposes
  • federal employer’s identification number, if applicable
  • and more

Complete licensing information can be accessed via the Important Links section of this page.

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Department of Revenue Tobacco Taxes Forms

Tennessee Department of Revenue: Application & Instructions for Tobacco License

Tennessee Department of Revenue: Application for Registration

Tennessee Department of Revenue Bond for Tobacco Tax Stamp Affixing Agent

Tennessee Department of Revenue: Tobacco Taxes & Reports

Tennessee Code Title 67, Chapter 4, Part 10: Tobacco Tax Law

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