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Business Licensing Form

Business Information

The Boulder Revised Code states at section 3-1-1 businesses “Engaged in business in the city means performing or providing services or selling, leasing, renting, delivering, or installing tangible personal property for storage, use or consumption within the city.” You can click here to determine if your business is located within Boulder city limits.

Please read before submitting an application: 

  • The Sales & Use Tax/Business License application fee is non-refundable.

  • Please allow 4 to 6 weeks to process and email your license.

    • DUE TO INCREASED APPLICATION VOLUME, PROCESS TIME MAY BE DELAYED. 

  • Sales & Use Tax/Business Licenses are valid for the life of the business and do not require renewal. The exceptions to this are: change in ownership, change of location, change of FEIN. If you are unsure of your current license status, or if you need a new business license, please send an email to [email protected]

  • For businesses that hold additional licenses, please note that Regulatory Licenses require annual renewal. Please contact our licensing staff at [email protected]

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