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Request to Waive Liquor Occupational Taxes (L.O.T)

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  2. In a cooperative effort with licensed Wheat Ridge businesses and to acknowledge the economic burden the COVID-19 emergency has put on Wheat Ridge businesses, the City of Wheat Ridge is offering temporary relief to waive the Liquor Occupational Taxes (L.O.T.) through an approved application and vetting process. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2021, 5 p.m.

  3. Waiver Guidelines:

    To be eligible for a waiver of 2021 Liquor Occupation Taxes (LOT), businesses must:

  4. If approved, the waiver is for the LOT. An approved Waiver does not relieve the taxpayer from filing sales tax returns on time. An approved waiver is for the time period of 2021 only. If LOT has been submitted in 2021, and if the applicant is seeking a refund, this application must include a completed ACH and W9 form. Refunds will ONLY be granted by ACH.

  5. Business Information

  6. Business Type

  7. Did your on-premises liquor license business operate before January 1, 2020?*

  8. If you answered yes to the above question, please enter the information below:

  9. Enter actual City sales tax revenue you reported for the calendar year 2019.

  10. Enter actual City sales tax revenue you reported for the calendar year 2020.

  11. If you answered no to the above question, please enter the information below:

  12. Enter actual City sales tax revenue reported for the calendar year 2020.

  13. Enter the projected sales tax revenue you forecast for 2020 when you opened for business.

  14. Browse to upload a document(s) that shows what you project for total sales revenue in 2020.

  15. Have you paid Liquor Occupational Tax in 2021? *

  16. Acknowledgement and Signature

    I have read and understand the purpose and guidelines of this Request for Waiver to Pay Liquor Occupational Taxes. I agree to answer any additional requests for information in a timely manner, knowing that if not, it might disqualify this application and certify that all information given are true and complete.

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