Colorado- Colorado Springs Sales and Use Tax Revenue Plunges at Record Level

Colorado Springs sales and use tax revenue plunged a record 21.8% in April from the year before — but the drop was only about half of what city officials had feared. Sales and use tax revenue are critical for the Continue reading Colorado- Colorado Springs Sales and Use Tax Revenue Plunges at Record Level

Colorado- A Shift to Online Shopping has Helped Save some Retail Sales and Tax Revenue in Colorado

Colorado sales tax revenues reached $3 billion in the fiscal year 2019 and were up 5.1% from the prior year. The state of Colorado is facing a $3 billion shortfall for the current and next fiscal year. However, the state is Continue reading Colorado- A Shift to Online Shopping has Helped Save some Retail Sales and Tax Revenue in Colorado

Colorado – Grand Valley Sales Tax Collections Up For Now

A key measure of sales activity in the Grand Valley continues to increase, although the latest numbers don’t yet reflect the full effects of the coronavirus outbreak. The City of Grand Junction and Mesa County both reported year-over-year increases in Continue reading Colorado – Grand Valley Sales Tax Collections Up For Now

Colorado- As US House approves latest COVID-19 relief package, cities and counties are left wanting

While the U.S. House votes on a fourth COVID-19 relief package to the tune of $484 billion on Thursday, the measure lacks the aid for cities and counties that are losing revenue and making decisions to lay off or furlough Continue reading Colorado- As US House approves latest COVID-19 relief package, cities and counties are left wanting

Colorado- Businesses have 30 extra days to remit sales tax – Payments due April 20, 2020 deferred to May 20, 2020

On Friday the Governor issued an executive order temporarily suspending the requirement for businesses to remit sales tax for 30 days. The executive order is a deferment of the requirement of retailers to remit sales tax for 30 days, penalty Continue reading Colorado- Businesses have 30 extra days to remit sales tax – Payments due April 20, 2020 deferred to May 20, 2020

Colorado – Airbnb Guests Overpaying Sales Tax On Short-Term Rentals

Founding Father Benjamin Franklin once wrote that nothing is certain “except death and taxes.” But if it’s a private company and not the government that’s doing the tax collection, how certain are we about those taxes? How do we know the Continue reading Colorado – Airbnb Guests Overpaying Sales Tax On Short-Term Rentals

COLORADO – Longmont Staff Unveils $353.24 Million Budget Proposal For 2020

Longmont staff has unveiled its proposal for a $353.24 million city government spending package for next year. The staff-recommended 2020 operating budget, presented to city council as it concluded its Tuesday night meeting early Wednesday morning, does not include any Continue reading COLORADO – Longmont Staff Unveils $353.24 Million Budget Proposal For 2020

COLORADO – Loveland Rejects Sales Tax Measures To Fund Transportation, Facilities, Fire Stations

Loveland voters rejected two ballot measures that would have increased the city’s sales tax to 3.5% and raised about $10.5 million in the first year and $224.7 million over the 21-year life of the taxes.  Ballot issue 2A would have added a Continue reading COLORADO – Loveland Rejects Sales Tax Measures To Fund Transportation, Facilities, Fire Stations

COLORADO – Colorado Springs Sales Tax Revenue Rebounds, But There Is ‘Some Concern’

Consumer spending in the Colorado Springs area rebounded slightly in September from a decline in August, according to the latest sales tax revenue report from the Colorado Springs Finance Department. The city’s sales tax revenue in October, which reflects September Continue reading COLORADO – Colorado Springs Sales Tax Revenue Rebounds, But There Is ‘Some Concern’

Colorado – Alamosa Council Passes Sales, Use Tax Ordinance

Council members passed an ordinance revising sales and use taxes during the Alamosa City Council meeting at City Hall on Wednesday night. Alamosa City Attorney Erich Schwiesow said the city code is a compilation of several ordinances and it says Continue reading Colorado – Alamosa Council Passes Sales, Use Tax Ordinance