Colorado – Grace Period Extended For New Sales Tax Rules

Colorado Department of Revenue Executive Director Mike Hartman issued the following statement on Thursday regarding proposed sales tax rules to implement the U.S. Supreme Court’s South Dakota v Wayfair decision and destination sourcing:

“As part of our rulemaking process to implement sales tax rules for in-state and out-of-state retailers, we have heard from legislators and the business community, and the Department of Revenue agrees it is important for the state to take the time to get this right.

“As such, the department is extending the automatic reprieve for Colorado businesses and out-of-state retailers to comply with the emergency rules from the current March 31, 2019 deadline to May 31, 2019. We will evaluate the need for another extension as May 31 nears. This additional time will give the state legislature an opportunity to find innovative solutions to streamline and simplify our sales tax collection laws in accordance with the wishes of the residents of Colorado.

Valley Courier/Alamosa News
December 7, 2018

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