Vendors at Farmers’ Markets

Farmers’ markets season is upon us. Persons engaged exclusively in the business of selling commodities exempt from state sales tax (such as vegetables, fruit or rice for home consumption) are not required to get a Colorado sales tax license. If the farmer or retailer at a farmers’ market sells prepared (ready-to-eat) food or other tangible property, … Continue reading

Vacation Rentals

If you own short-term lodging units, any rental of a unit for less than 30 consecutive days, the rental is taxable and you are required to collect and remit sales tax to the Colorado Department of Revenue (“department”). [§39-26-104 (1) (f) and §39-26-102 (11), C.R.S.] There may be other tax liabilities, such as local jurisdiction … Continue reading

Missed the April 18 income tax deadline?

If you missed the April 18 individual tax filing deadline, you should file and pay your taxes as soon as possible to minimize penalty and interest on tax due. If you can’t pay the entire amount of tax due, then you should pay as much as possible to minimize penalty and interest. The department will send … Continue reading

Taxpayer Security Awareness: Reminder

An alert from the Internal Revenue Service containing information the Colorado Department of Revenue wants to echo for state income tax filers: IRS Warns of Continued Scam, Varied Tactics at the Tax Deadline Nears All citizens should continue to be vigilant in protecting their personally identifiable information year-round, not just during the income tax filing … Continue reading

Income Tax Filing Deadline One Week Away

April 18 is the income tax filing deadline. File for free through Revenue Online under Quick Links and File a Return. Need an extension of time to file? Learn more about Extensions.