Small Business

Small Business iconThe Anderson County Chamber of Commerce encourages small business development through a team effort with the East Tennessee Development District’s Areawide Development Corporation and Roane State Community College’s Tennessee Small Business Development Center.  The Chamber hosts small business development seminars throughout the year.  Counseling sessions for small business owners and entrepreneurs are available at the Chamber by appointment. Contact the Chamber at 865-457-2559 for more information or click the links below:


Commercial/Retail Property
Anderson County Chamber of Commerce
Janet Hawkins, Executive Vice President
Retail Development
245 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-2559

Anderson County Economic
Development Association
Tim Thompson, President
245 N. Main St., Ste. 200
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-1785

Anderson County Business License/Tax
County Clerk’s Office
Anderson County Courthouse
100 N. Main St., Rm. 111
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-6229

Clinton Business License/Tax
City Hall
100 N. Bowling St.
Clinton, TN 37716
(865) 457-0424

Norris Business License/Tax
City Office
20 Chestnut Dr.
Norris, TN 37828
(865) 494-7645

Oak Ridge Business License/Tax
Oak Ridge Utility Business Office
200 S. Tulane St.
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 425-3406

Oliver Springs Business License/Tax
City Administration Building
717 Main St.
Oliver Springs, TN 37841
(865) 435-7722

Rocky Top Business License/Tax
City Hall
195 S. Main St.
Rocky Top, TN 37769
(865) 426-2838


Business Tax Guide

Registering Your Business in Tennessee

Tennessee Business Services
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave.
Snodgrass Tower, 6th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-2286

Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development
BERO (Business Enterprise Resource Office)
312 Rosa L. Parks Ave.
Snodgrass Tower, 11th Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-1888
TN Smart Start

Tennessee Sales Tax Number
TN Department of Revenue
7175 Strawberry Plains Pike
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 594-6100


Federal Employer ID Number
Internal Revenue Service
701 Locust St., Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 545-4794
On line:


Entrepreneur/Small Business Experts
U.S. Small Business Administration
LaTanya Channel, SBA District Director
2 International Plaza Drive Suite 500
Nashville, TN 37217
(615) 736-5881

Tennessee Small Business Development Center
Jutta Bangs
1400 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
(865) 483-2668

412 N. Cedar Bluff Rd., Ste. 450
Knoxville, TN 37923
(865) 692-0716

How to do Business with the Government
Paul Middlebrooks, CCAS
Registrations and Certifications
University of Tennessee, PTAC
Chattanooga, TN 37403
(423) 634-0848

Downloadable PDF – New Business Resource Guide 2018


Anderson County Government
Anderson County Retail Development
East Tennessee Economic Development Agency
East Tennessee Development District
Pellissippi State Community College
Roane State Community College
SBA Small Business Administration
SBA Lenders Anderson County
SBA Loan Programs Quick Reference
Small Business Development Center
Tennessee Business Services
Tennessee Business Enterprise Resource Office
Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development
Tennessee Small Business Development Center
Tennessee Smart Guide for Business
Tennessee Valley Authority
USDA Rural Development
University of Tennessee

State of Tennessee –

Here at the Anderson County Chamber we are all about business – in fact, we’ve been working for business since 1932.  Let us work for you!