On April 4, 2022, the Colorado House of Representatives unanimously approved S.B. 32, a measure simplifying local sales and use tax reporting by prohibiting Colorado’s approximately 70 home-rule cities from requiring remote sellers to obtain local business licenses as long as the retailer has a state standard retail license. Beginning on July 1, 2022,

On September 2, 2021, the Colorado Department of Revenue issued private letter ruling PLR 21-005 concluding that subscription fees for an online learning platform are subject to sales tax. The taxpayer operates an online learning platform offering on-demand digital courses comprised of streaming video lessons covering academic subjects and vocational license preparation courses. Each subscription

On June 23, 2021, Colorado’s Governor signed legislation adding “digital goods” to the statutory definition of “tangible personal property” subject to sales and use tax. HB 21-1312 (Effective July 1, 2021). The bill states that it interprets the definition of “digital goods” consistent with “the department of revenue’s long-standing treatment of digital goods, as reflected

On May 14, 2021, the House Finance Committee passed HB21-1311 and HB21-1312, but not without noteworthy amendments changing certain aspects of both bills.

HB21-1311, as introduced, would have repealed Colorado’s unique “3 of 6” test for determining C corporations that can be included in a combined report, and required “members of a unitary business” to

Colorado House Bill No. HB21-1311

On May 10, 2021, Colorado House Bill No. HB21-1311 was introduced, which if enacted would make sweeping changes to Colorado’s unique combined reporting regime.  Specifically, for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2022, the bill would repeal the states’s unique “3 of 6” test for determining C corporations

On December 1, 2020, the Colorado Department of Revenue adopted amendments to its tangible personal property rule – Rule 39-26-102(15) – that will impose sales tax on sales of streaming digital goods. The Department considers these amendments to be a “clarification” of their tangible personal property definition. Now, per the amended regulation, “[t]he method of