Business License and Tax Registration Filing 

All businesses operating in the City of Lafayette need a business license.

Additionally, businesses who meet the definition of Engaged in Business, but are not located within the city (Sec 110-37) also need a business license.  

You can register for a business license and file the City of Lafayette taxes online for most accounts in the system including:

  • Business License
  • Sales Tax
  • Use Tax
  • Lodger's Tax
  • Special Events

Registration Instructions for Online Sales Tax and Business Licensing

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.  

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.

If you need assistance with the MUNIRevs system, please see below.

MUNIRevs provides phone and web support Monday-Friday from 8am to 5pm. 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.

The following taxes are not yet filed through the MUNIRevs system, please contact the city if you need assistance with these filings:

  • City Storage Tax
  • Retail Marijuana Excise Tax
  • Special Marijuana Sales Tax