Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks eliminating gun-safe tax signed by Gov. Lee

Jul 01, 2021 at 09:05 am by WGNS

Legislation sponsored by State Rep. Mike Sparks, R-Smyrna, that will make it less expensive for gun owners to safely store their firearms has officially been signed into law b.... Read More

Rutherford County Adopts School Facilities Tax

Jun 23, 2021 at 09:49 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, TN—Rutherford County Commissioners voted unanimously at Thursday’s County Commission meeting to adopt the “School Facilities Tax” in.... Read More

UPDATE: Carry a Handgun Without a Permit and Buy a Gun Safe Without Paying Taxes

Jun 04, 2021 at 08:09 am by WGNS

UPDATE: WGNS has more information on the new gun carry bill that will allow Tennessee Residents to carry a handgun without a permit.Representative Mike Sparks of Smyrna, TN co.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric’s ad valorem tax payments help local communities

Mar 15, 2021 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is exempt from certain types of taxes, but it is still one of the largest taxpayers to local governme.... Read More

$20-Million Shortfall in Rutherford County Property Tax Collections Reversed on March 4th

Mar 09, 2021 at 11:50 am by WGNS

Rutherford County got quite the surprise on property tax payments…That was Rutherford County Trustee Teb Batey. Luckily, the $20-million shortfall on property tax payme.... Read More

UPDATE: Property Taxes are Due in Rutherford County

Feb 04, 2021 at 12:41 pm by WGNS

Property taxes in Rutherford County are due by the end of this month (Feb. 2021). Property Taxes in Rutherford County were billed on the first Monday of October (2020), b.... Read More

Property Values are UP in Smyrna and LaVergne Areas, which will equal an increase in what Property Owners Pay in Taxes

Nov 17, 2020 at 11:10 am by WGNS

Property owners in the LaVergne and Smyrna area are about to see an increase in what they pay for property taxes, due to increased property values. These increases will be fel.... Read More

Murfreesboro Property Taxes due Dec. 31, 2020, without interest

Nov 02, 2020 at 10:00 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Finance Director and City Recorder/Treasurer Melissa Wright reminds property owners to pay property taxes on time.  City property taxes are du.... Read More

Rutherford County Appraisals UP $1.4 Billion

Sep 10, 2020 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

Appraisals in Rutherford County this year are up $1.4 billion dollars in real property value, when compared to last year. Property Assessor Rob Mitchell told WGNS, “That.... Read More

Wheel Tax to build a school Proposed for Cannon County

Aug 24, 2020 at 07:45 am by WGNS

During the last meeting of the Cannon County Commission, commissioners asked the Board of Education members to review and submit a simpler explanation of their wheel tax refer.... Read More

Senators Reeves, White remind Rutherford County citizens to take advantage of Tennessee’s extended Sales Tax Holiday

Jul 30, 2020 at 11:45 am by WGNS

State Senators Shane Reeves (R-Murfreesboro) and Dawn White (R-Murfreesboro) are encouraging citizens in Rutherford County to take advantage of Tennessee’s 15th annual S.... Read More

OPINION: Opposing Duty Free Lunch Waivers from the TN State Board of Education

Jul 23, 2020 at 05:45 am by WGNS

OPINION RELEASE - PROFESSIONAL EDUCATORS OF TENNESSEE OPPOSE BLANKET WAIVERS ON DUTY FREE LUNCH:  Professional Educators of Tennessee, a non-partisan teacher association,.... Read More

Two Tax Free Weekends Announced for TN

Jul 06, 2020 at 11:11 am by WGNS

First Tax Free Weekend: For 2020 only, the Tennessee General Assembly has approved two separate sales tax holiday weekends. During these weekends, certain goods may be purchas.... Read More

TN Business Relief Program - Reminder

Jul 06, 2020 at 11:01 am by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Revenue will issue business relief payments through the Tennessee Business Relief Program to small businesses for costs incurred as a result of man.... Read More