Sales Tax Information

Online Business Licensing and Sales tax system

The City of Lafayette has partnered with MUNIRevs to provide an online business licensing and tax collection system. This system allows businesses and independent vendors to access their accounts and submit tax returns and payments online.

Get Help

MUNIRevs provides phone and web support Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. Please contact support if you are having trouble accessing your account, applying for a license, filing tax forms, making payments, or if you want to close your account.

Sales Tax Overview

The City of Lafayette is a Home Rule City which means that the city portion of sales tax collected in Lafayette is remitted directly to the City of Lafayette, instead of being remitted to the State of Colorado for disbursement.

As a Home Rule City, the City of Lafayette charges sales tax on some items that the State of Colorado does not. For instance, the City taxes food for domestic consumption, the State does not. Each vendor should read the Municipal Code, Section 110-121.

Exemptions to City sales tax is listed in the Municipal Code, Section 110-122. If it is not listed in the exemptions, it is taxable. Service type businesses are exempt from licensing if they do not sell any products. The business must have a sales tax license number from the State of Colorado before applying for a license with the City of Lafayette. The application and license do not have a fee required. Approximate processing time is 2 weeks.

Standard Municipal Home Rule Affidavit of Exempt Sale

City of Lafayette Exemption Certificate (PDF)

Questions about the City Municipal Code?

Contact Sales and Use Tax at the City of Lafayette at 303-665-5588.