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APSU hosts tax seminar featuring state commissioner of revenue

The Center for Extended and Distance Education at Austin Peay, in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Revenue and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, will host an informational seminar on the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Project.

The keynote speaker will be Loren L. Chumley, Tennessee commissioner of revenue. James Chavez, president and CEO of the Economic Development Council, also will speak.
The Center for Extended and Distance Education at Austin Peay, in cooperation with the Tennessee Department of Revenue and the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, will host an informational seminar on the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Project.

The keynote speaker will be Loren L. Chumley, Tennessee commissioner of revenue. James Chavez, president and CEO of the Economic Development Council, also will speak.

The event will begin at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, in the Morgan University Center Ballroom, APSU. In addition to the information, guests will enjoy a four-course dinner and a live performance by talented musicians from the APSU department of music.

The Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Project, which will go into effect in Tennessee in July 2005, is a four-year effort by Tennessee, 42 other states and the District of Columbia, local governments and businesses to develop more simplified and uniform tax laws in all states. The new laws will impact a variety of businesses, including retail and wholesale, manufacturing, industry and agribusiness in Tennessee.

Admission is $40 per person. Advanced registration is required. All registrations must be received prior to Monday, Nov. 1, 2004.