Tax & Licensing
Information and Tools
Mail Returns and License Renewals to:
City of Wheat Ridge
PO Box 912758
Denver, CO 80291-2758
Returns are due by the 20th of the month, and we honor the postmark.
- e-Tax for credit card payment of Sales/Use, Admissions, and Lodging tax filings up to $3,000, contact maintenance, business/tax license renewals and copies. This link changed during 2016, please be sure to update your bookmark.
- Lobby PC e-Tax If you're using the computer in the lobby, use this link for credit card payment of Sales/Use, Admissions, and Lodging tax filings up to $3,000, contact maintenance, license copies.
- SalesTaxONLINE.com for checking or savings payment of tax filings of any amount; no account information or license copies are available on this site
Communicate Changes or Request Forms
As of January 1, 2017, the Wheat Ridge sales and use tax rate is 3.5%. The total rate to pay at a local business is 8.0%. Food for home consumption is exempt from Colorado and districts' taxes so should be taxed at 4.0%. Read on...
Beginning with the 2018 licensing year, an amendment to section 11-68 of the City Code of Laws allows pro-ration of the liquor occupation tax. Read on...
In 2016, Wheat Ridge voters approved a half-percent sales and use tax rate increase to 3.5% for 12 years beginning January 1, 2017 for infrastructure improvements. The City Council adopted Ordinance 1614 formalizing the rate at 3.5% on February 27, 2017. Please view the ordinance.