The City of Lafayette has partnered with MUNIRevs to provide an online business licensing and tax collection system. This system allows businesses to access their accounts and submit tax returns and payments online.
As a Home Rule City, the City of Lafayette charges sales tax on some items that the State of Colorado does not. For instance, the City taxes food for domestic consumption, the State does not. Each vendor should read the Municipal Code, Section 110-121.
Exemptions to City sales tax is listed in the Municipal Code, Section 110-122. If it is not listed in the exemptions, it is taxable. Service type businesses are exempt from licensing if they do not sell any products. The business must have a sales tax license number from the State of Colorado before applying for a license with the City of Lafayette. The application and license do not have a fee required. Approximate processing time is 2 weeks.
For questions on city municipal code please contact the City of Lafayette at 303-665-5588 option 5