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Sales Tax & Business Licensing
The Town of Windsor is a home rule municipality. Complete Sales and Use Tax regulations can be found in the Windsor Municipal Code Chapter 4 - Revenue and Finance, Article III - Sales and Use Tax.
The Town of Windsor lies within two taxing districts - Weld County and Larimer County. To locate a street address within those counties, see Windsor Information and Navigation Gateway (WING).
Windsor sales tax rate is currently 3.65% regardless which county the Windsor address is located in. The Windsor sales tax rate is in addition to, State of Colorado and Larimer County sales tax. Weld County currently has no sales tax. Larimer County and State of Colorado sales and use tax rates can be found online or by calling 970-494-9805. Per Windsor Municipal Code Sec. 4-3-510, Sales Tax Returns are required even when there is no tax due.
Online Business License & Sales Tax Filing
Town of Windsor Finance uses an online portal for business licenses and sales tax filing. The platform is hosted at Windsor MUNIRevs
To gain online access to an existing business, contact email@example.com to receive an account number and activation code.
To register a new business, complete the registration process at Windsor MUNIRevs
Carryout Bag Fee Information and Return
Information regarding the Colorado Mandated Carryout Bag Fee Carryout Bag Fee Information
Carryout bag fee returns and payment are due on the 20th day of the month following the reporting quarter Carryout Bag Fee Return
Carryout Bag Fee Exemption
At their March 13, 2023 meeting Windsor Town Board adopted an ordinance to exempt sales/use tax on carryout bag fees, retail delivery fees, and personal hygiene products purchased within town limits. Personal hygiene products include incontinence products, diapers and period products. The ordinance became effective on March 23, 2023. To read the full text of the updated code, visit the town’s Municipal Code page.
Per Windsor Municipal Code Sec. 4-3-310, and Sec. 6-3-20 all businesses who conduct retail/wholesale sales and all businesses who only perform services to the public must obtain a license.
The annual cost of the license can be found on the Town of Windsor Fee Schedule and expires one (1) year from date of issuance. Business may not be conducted until an approved Business/Sales Tax License is obtained. Please allow ten (10) business days for processing and approval.
For additional questions, see the FAQ's section or contact Sales Tax/Business License.
Per Municipal Code Sec 4-3-340, a "special event" is defined as a retail sales event where three (3) or more people, businesses, or organizations are making sales of tangible personal property, at one location in Windsor, for less than seven (7) consecutive days. Only the Event Organizer is required to complete a Special Event Sales Tax License in Windsor MUNIRevs
The cost of the Special Event Sales Tax License can be found on the Town of Windsor Fee Schedule. Plan accordingly to allow a minimum of twenty (20) business days for processing and approval so you event is not delayed or cancelled.
For more information regarding the application process, review the Special Event Guidelines or contact Sales Tax/Business License.
Per Municipal Code Sec 16-10-110, mobile food trucks are retail vendors and a Business/Sales Tax License Application is mandatory prior to making sales inside the city limits. Windsor Planning also requires completion of the Mobile Food Vending Application.
The cost of the license can be found on the Town of Windsor Fee Schedule and covers all locations.
For additional questions concerning Mobile Food Vendors, contact Sales Tax/Business License.