Business & Sales Tax Licenses

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Applications for Town of Vail sales tax and/or business licenses must be submitted online. Click the link below to apply now. If you have an existing license and have not received registration instructions, please contact or 888.751.1911.

For more information, please contact the Sales Tax Administrator, Lauren Noll, at

Apply for a Sales Tax or Business License Online

The Town of Vail is a home rule municipality that collects its own sales tax. Sales tax within the town is a total of 9.4%, with the exception of short-term lodging which is 10.8% after the addition of a 1.4% Local Marketing District tax. The 1.4% Vail Local Marketing District tax is charged for rooms or accommodations within Vail town boundaries and used for marketing Vail's summer season. The State of Colorado collects the state tax, the Eagle County tax, and the Vail Local Marketing District tax.

A Vail sales tax license is required when a person is engaged in business within the town and selling retail, tangible personal property, or services that are taxable. A sales tax license with the town is no charge and the town does not offer a vendors fee. Sales tax is due to the Town of Vail the 20th of the following month. The application for a sales tax license and the sales tax remittance form are found on the Applications & Forms section of this website.

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