Licenses and forms you need to do business in Longmont
LONGMONT SALES AND USE TAX LICENSE
As an entity engaged in business within the City of Longmont, you are required to have a Sales and Use Tax License. This applies to retailers, manufacturers, wholesalers, contractors, professionals, and service businesses. Charitable, nonprofit and tax-exempt entities also are included. The one-time license fee is $25. License processing may take up to 10 working days from the date the application is received by the City.For assistance, please contact the Sales Tax Office at 303-651-8672 or email [email protected]. You also can visit the Sales Tax Office in the Longmont Civic Center at 350 Kimbark Street.
FILE YOUR SALES AND USE TAX RETURN
- City of Longmont Sales and Use Tax Return online filing form
- Download Sales and Use Tax Return [PDF]
- Download Sales and Use Tax Return (Blank Excel Version, with formulas)
- Download Sales and Use Tax Return (Monthly Excel Version, with formulas)
- Download Sales and Use Tax Return (Quarterly Excel Version, with formulas)
STATE OF COLORADO BUSINESS REGISTRATION
You also must register your business with the State of Colorado. Please visit the Colorado Business Express website to complete their forms.
Other Information for New Businesses
- A list of contacts [PDF] that may be helpful to your business.
- City Map -Streets and street names (with index), private roads, parks and recreation areas, golf courses, city facilities, schools, waterways, city limits and railroads.
- Frequently Asked Questions [PDF] about sales tax, licenses, and doing business in Longmont.
Telecommunication Providers that offer local exchange service in Longmont must comply with the ordinance.
The occupation tax is $7.5718 per line, per year based on the line count provided to the City by the vendor as of June 30 of each year.
Please check with the City Clerk's Office for special licensing requirements required by city code for:
- Junk dealers, secondhand dealers and pawnbrokers
- Establishments that serve liquor
- Use of Public Places for special events
Special licensing requirements through the Building Inspection Division for:
- In-home businesses
Special licensing requirements through the Parks and Forestry Division for:
- Tree trimming, planting and tree removal businesses
Special licensing requirements through Public Works & Natural Resources - Sanitation Division for:
- Private trash haulers