I just purchased a business or rental property, what do I need to do?

1. Was tangible personal property exchanged? 

  1. If yes, complete the tax on sale of business form (TOSOB) and return with payment within 10 days of closing.
  2. If no, complete the tax on sale of business form (TOSOB) and return within 10 days of closing.

2. Do you provide taxable items or services in the city limits?

  1. If yes, setup a sales tax account by completing the Application Form and paying a one-time fee of $50.00.
  2. If you are not sure, Email salestax@steamboatsprings.net or 970-871-8233

3. Does your business activity include;

  1. Vacation home rental?
    1. If yes, contact the city planning department to see if a (VHR) vacation home rental permit is needed.
      City of Steamboat Planning Department or 970-871-8258
  2. Food preparation?
    1. If yes, contact the Routt County Environmental Health or 970-870-5588
  3. Sale of beer/wine/liquor
    1. If yes, contact City of Steamboat Springs City Clerk or 970-871-8275 

4. Will sales take place only during a single or one-time special event?

  1. If yes, contact City of Steamboat Springs Special Events Department 
  2. A one-time event use single event sales tax application and deposit is required. Email salestax@steamboatsprings.net or 970-871-8233 

5. Does your business or rental property use water?

  1. If your business or rental property is located within the City of Steamboat Springs Water District, or to find out if it is, contact utilities@steamboatsprings.net to obtain information in regard to rates, billing schedules, outstanding balances and to open a new account.
  2. If your business or rental property is within the Mt Werner Water District, please contact that office at 970-879-2424.
  3. If your business or rental property is within the Routt County Water District, please contact that office at 970-870-5588.

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1. I just purchased a business or rental property, what do I need to do?
2. How do I set up a new sales tax account?
3. Does my license ever expire?
4. When is my sales tax return due?
5. How do I change my address?
6. What is the City Sales Tax Rate
7. What is the total sales tax rate I should charge in the City of Steamboat Springs?
8. How do I file my Sales Tax Return?
9. How do I know if I am located in city limits?
10. Does the City of Steamboat have a Use Tax?