Business Licenses

Town of Blue River Business License


License Information

Business License

Any person who engages in or carries on a business within the Town limits of the Town of Blue River must first obtain a business license. The annual fee for a business license is $50.00. To get a Business License Application, please click on the link below. Applications may also be filled out online by selecting the Citizen Services link on the home page. Applications will not be considered complete until payment is received at Town Hall.

Contractors: All Plumbing and Electrical Contractors are required to provide a copy of their current State issued Masters License with the submission of their Business License.


Sales Tax- 8.875%

All businesses that sell retail merchandise or provide taxable services are required to obtain a State of Colorado sales tax license and a Town of Blue River business license. Sales of tangible personal property for delivery to a destination within the Town limits by the vendor or an agent for the vendor are also taxable irrespective of the physical location of the vendor’s place of business. The Colorado Department of Revenue collects the sales tax on behalf of the Town of Blue River. Information on registering with the State of Colorado can be found Use the Colorado Business Registration Form CR100 at the Colorado Business Express website.


Retail sales inside the Town limits are taxed at a rate of 8.875%, comprised of:
Colorado State tax 2.90%

Summit County tax 2.00%
Summit County Transit tax 0.75%
Town of Blue River tax 2.50%
Summit Housing tax 0.725%

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