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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 owe more than $200.00 per month in sales or use tax, you are required to file monthly. The return is due on or before the 20th of the month following the month being reported.

**Monthly Filing Example: Transactions between January 1-31st, tax is due no later than February 20th. You have twenty (20) days to file your taxes.

Quarterly: If you collect less than $200.00 per month, you may select quarterly filing, below is the required filing frequency.

  • 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.

**Quarterly Filing Example: Transactions between January 1 through March 31st, tax is due to the city no later than April 20th. You have twenty (20) days to file your taxes.