Applications, Certificates & Information

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The City of Colorado Springs is Home Rule. This means the city is authorized to levy and collect its own sales and use tax. These applications & certificates do not cover the Colorado Department of Revenue, cities other than The City of Colorado Springs or counties within the state of Colorado.

Certificate & License Applications

ONLINE - Apply for a Sales Tax License 

Selecting a Filing Frequency

Monthly:

If you collect more than $300.00 per month in sales tax or owe more than $300.00 per month in use tax, you are required to file monthly.

  • The due date will always be the following 20th of the new month, if the due date falls on a non-business day, the next business day will be the due date for that month.
  • Filing Example: Transactions between January 1-31st, tax is due no later than February 20. You have twenty (20) days to file your taxes.

Quarterly:

If you collect less than $300.00 per month in sales tax or owe less than $300.00 per month in use tax, you are required to file quarterly. The quarters are listed below, these are fixed. If the due date falls on a non-business day, the next business day will be the due date for that quarter.

  • First Quarter: January 1 through March 31st, due April 20th
  • Second Quarter: April 1 through June 30th, due July 20th
  • Third Quarter: July 1 through September 30th, due October 20th
  • Fourth Quarter: October 1 through December 31st, due January 20th
  • Filing Example: If a taxable transaction takes place on Feb 2, 2021, the taxes are due April 20, 2021.