The Town of Firestone requires the licensing of all business activities and enterprises physically located within the Town or operating* within the Town. If your business will be selling, renting or leasing tangible personal property, you must also file sales tax returns with the State of Colorado for the State of Colorado sales tax rate of 2.9% and the Town of Firestone sales tax rate of 3.6%**. Colorado generally does not impose a state sales tax on services.
*A business license is required by any business that is: 1.Physically located within the Town of Firestone be it in a commercial facility OR, 2. Located within a residential unit (home occupation) within the Town of Firestone OR, 3. Conducting business (sales or delivery of products or services) within the Town of Firestone though not physically based in the Town of Firestone. Contractors associated with the building industry (plumbers, HVAC, carpenters, etc.) and working on projects within the Town of Firestone are required to obtain a Contractor's License, not a Business License. NOTE: If a Contractor's daily business operations are physically located within the Town of Firestone they shall obtain a Business License and when working on a project within the Town of Firestone shall also obtain a Contractor's License. Please call 303-833-3291 if you have any questions.
**Food sold for home consumption are exempt from the Town of Firestone sales tax. FMC 3.08.30
Please complete the Firestone Police Emergency Information Form for businesses located within the Town Limits of Firestone.
Contractor's (plumbers, HVAC, electricians, and the like) please visit the Contractor's License page for contractor's license information and application. Any contractor businesses physically based in the Town of Firestone shall obtain a business license; if conducting work on projects within the Town of Firestone a contractor's license is also required.
Other Licensing Resources
Colorado Department of Revenue, Sales Tax Division
If you have questions about whether or not your business will need a Sales Tax Certificate, you can call 303-238-SERV (7378). Customer Service Representatives are available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.