Accommodations Tax on Short Term Rentals
Every property owner providing room(s) used for accommodation for a total continuous duration of less than thirty (30) days shall register the business, obtain a business license and obtain a sales tax license prior to advertising the rental property. The advertisement shall include the "Avon Business License Number."
An 8% tax is imposed upon the price paid for leasing and rental of accommodations (short term rentals) in the Town of Avon (4% sales tax and 4% accommodations tax).
Short term rentals are described as the furnishing of rooms or accommodations by any person or persons to another for a consideration in any building for a period of less than thirty (30) days.
If you accept any form of compensation in lieu of rent, the tax would be based upon the fair market value of the compensation.The renting of property is subject to licensing and taxation, and the requirements and conditions are set forth by the Town of Avon Municipal Code.
Forfeited room deposits that guarantee the guest the use or possession of a short-term rental (six months or less) are taxable.
Registration and License
An online system is available that will allow you to register your business, obtain your licenses, file your returns and make payment in one place. Please register your business at https://avon.munirevs.com.
How to Report Your Taxes
Sales and utility taxes are reported on one form while accommodations taxes are reported on a separate form. Sales tax returns and payment of your tax shall be filed online by the 20th of each month.
Detailed information on business license and Sales and Accommodations Tax can be found in the Town of Avon Municipal Code Chapter 5.04, 3.08 and 3.28 respectively.
You can get information on a sales tax license for the State of Colorado by following the link provided.
Questions may be directed to (970) 748-4019 or by email.