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Republican Gov. Bill Haslam has signed a bill creating a new Tennessee license plate design featuring the phrase "In God We Trust."

New Tennessee Food Tax Rate

May 14, 2012

Tennessee state officials want businesses selling food to start preparing for reduced rates of sales and use tax.  Effective July 1st, those tax rates on sales of food and food ingredients will be cut to 5.25%, down from 5.5%.