Apply for the License: Use the first two pages of this form.
Temporary License Fee: FREE
Tax Deposit if selling items: $50
Post the license or keep it handy for inspection.
Already licensed? Bring a copy to the event. No deposit is required.
Sales tax applies to:
Sales of food and/or merchandise
NOT items such as face-painting, henna tattoos, balloon bending, or neck rubs: pay tax when buying supplies!
To keep things simple consider including tax in the price of items and include that information in a sign.
If licensed for the event only, the return is due September 20th.
The deposit offsets what is owed. For those who owe less than the deposit, a refund will be mailed.
Non-sellers must still file a ZERO return!
Regular license holders may remit the tax with the usual return.
Temporary License holders may remit the tax by mailing their return and payment to: City of Wheat Ridge, Attn: Finance Division, 7500 W 29th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. No online filing options are available for temporary licenses.
What happens for filing late?: A 10% penalty of $15.00, whichever is greater. Plus interest.
What happens for not filing?" The tax deposit is forfeited, and future license will not be approved.
The Finance Division is available to assist with any tax and licensing questions. Call 303-235-2869 or email [email protected]. Finance staff will also roam the event.