Tax Department

About

In 1989 the governing body of La Vergne approved an ordinance to begin collecting property taxes. Business tax and tax reports were added to the office in 1990. Other duties include issuing new business licenses to businesses in the City of La Vergne.

The current tax rate is $0.71 per $100 assessed value. To learn the exact amount of your annual property taxes, contact the Tax Department at 615-793-3388.

Assessment

The tax rate is currently $0.71 per $100 of assessed value. The rate is set by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. Assessment rates are as follows:

  • Residential Property - 25% of the appraised value per the Rutherford County Assessor office.
  • Commercial Property - 40% of the appraised value per the Rutherford County Assessor office.
  • Personal Property - 30% of the declared value.

To avoid interest, total taxes must be paid by the last day of February the following year.

Interest will be accrued at the rate of 1.5% each month.

Payment Options

Office

We take check, cash, and money order payments in the office. At this time online payment is not available.

Drop Box

Check and money order payments (no cash) may be placed in the drop box located to the left of City Hall's back door. Please be sure to include your name, address, and if applicable account number with any payments so that they can be applied to the appropriate account. Payments made via the drop box will be processed the following working business day.

County Taxes

Please contact the Rutherford County Clerk and Master for amounts owed on taxes prior to the current year.

Judicial Building, Suite 302
Public Square North
Murfreesboro, TN 37130

Phone: 615-898-7860