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Listing of active City of Boulder Sales and Use Tax/Business Licenses with exempt status. Includes information on the registered business name, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code, license effective date, and indication of whether the business is exempt from paying sales and use tax.

This dataset is a point-in-time portrayal of active business licenses as of December 31, 2019. Business licenses that have changes or are pending are not reflected in the data. Please look at the data dictionary for specific inclusion criteria and review the Sales and Use Tax webpage for more information:

Data and Resources

Format Title and Description
Business Licenses - Live View

Business Licenses - Live View

Dataset containing list of all active business licenses in Boulder.

Business Licenses Data Dictionary

Business Licenses Data Dictionary

The data dictionary for the Business Licenses dataset. Contains website links for additional resources and definitions.

Areas of Inquiry

Use the information below to explore possible uses for this dataset.

What are the most common types of businesses in the City of Boulder? How many exempt businesses are in the city?


Maintained By Rob Guinn
Author Joel Wagner
Update Frequency Quarterly
Department Finance
Categories Finance, Permits and Licenses
Sustainability Framework Category Economically Vital Community
License Creative Commons CCZero This material is Open Data
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