February 20, 2020

Boating Licensing Information

Must bring a Bill of Sale, an existing State Boat Registration would be helpful. State Sales tax is 7% of the purchase price. For purchases in excess of $1600.00, an additional State Tax of 2.75% and is added up to a maximum $44.00. Local Sales Tax is 2.75% and is capped at $44.00. This tax procedure is only for boats transferred by individuals. Dealers coordinate registration, etc., when sale is made by their business.

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For More Information and Regulations visit the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency website.

Renew Boat Registration online through the State of Tennessee