The Town of Frisco is a self-collecting sales tax jurisdiction. As such, Town sales tax should be remitted directly to the Town of Frisco with a Town of Frisco sales tax return form. All State, County and Special District (Summit Combined Housing Authority) sales taxes should be remitted to the State of Colorado on a state sales tax return form. The total 8.375% in sales taxes due within Town limits breaks down as follows:
In addition, the Town of Frisco levies a 2.35% lodging tax upon the rental of short-term (less than 30 days) lodging. This brings the total tax rate on the rental of short-term lodging to 10.725%. Town of Frisco sales and lodging taxes can be reported on the same return form for your convenience.
On November 8, 2022, Summit County voters authorized a Short-Term Rental Lodging Tax of 2% on all short-term lodging properties in unincorporated Summit County. This new lodging tax applies to all lodging stays having a rental term of less than 30 days. The short-term lodging tax will be effective January 1, 2023, and includes all short-term lodging stays including January 1, 2023, or later, regardless of when the reservation was made. Please refer to the Summit County website here for more details.
On April 5, 2022 registered voters in Frisco decided to raise the tax rate only on short-term rentals by 5% within town limits. Effective June 1, 2022 the total tax rate applied on Short Term Rentals is 15.725%. The collections of the new excise tax on short-term rentals will be used toward workforce housing.
For homeowners considering offering their Frisco property as a vacation or short-term rental, please refer to the information provided on the short term rental page.
If you have questions regarding the nicotine tax, please contact Summit County as they are the taxing authority for this tax.
It is also important to note that the Town of Frisco and the State of Colorado levy sales tax on the “sale of business assets other than inventory.” If you are planning to sell or purchase an existing business, please be sure that the correct amount of sales tax is collected on the sale of all tangible personal property, not included in inventory, associated with the sale. These items include, but are not limited to, computers, desks, chairs, tables, mattresses, etc. Please report and remit the Town of Frisco sales tax when purchasing a business using the sale of business assets other than inventory form.
On June 28, 2022 Town Council approved an ordinance to establish a fee for processing paper tax/fee filings. The initial fee will be $5.00 per paper filing for tax or fee remittance forms and will take into effect on returns mailed in 2023. The intent of the fee is not to enhance revenues but to encourage the reduction of paper, as well as the use of the Town’s online filing and payment resources.
Please refer to the information provided on the Short Term Rental page if you are filling Sales and Lodging taxes for an STR license.
Before you begin, you will need the following:
You may have an active Xpress Bill Pay account (if you already pay your water bills online, then you have an existing account). If you already have an Xpress Bill Pay account and have obtained your PIN for business tax filing, please skip down to the “Instructions to File & Pay Business Sales Tax Online”.
Please read all instructions carefully before proceeding to the online filing and payment system.
Below are step-by-step instructions for paying your business tax online; it’s easier than it looks, and once you set it up, you are good to go! The following button provides more generic instructions, but with helpful screen shots.
Once you begin the online filing process, technical questions regarding the Xpress Bill Pay website must be directed to Xpress Bill Pay technical support at 800-766-2350. For non-technical questions specifically for the Town of Frisco, please call the Revenue Specialist at 970-668-9127.
The Town of Frisco will accept the State of Colorado Affidavit of Exempt Sale.
The current sales and lodging tax financial report can be accessed through the button below. Please note that it does take 30-45 days to receive monthly tax figures from the State of Colorado so reporting will be delayed.