Voters approved an Estes Park Local Marketing District 2% lodging tax in 2008 and added an additional 3.5 percentage points in 2022. The 5.5% lodging tax rate will be applied to guest stays that are paid for January 1, 2023 or later. Lodging tax is to be administered through all lodging properties in the Estes Park Local Marketing District, regardless of size, on stays shorter than 30 days. Lodging Sales Tax collections are remitted to the state of Colorado Department of Revenue. The following resources will help clarify the requirements:
Online: Download a tax return form DR 1490 (pdf) for Local Marketing Districts. You can also view or download the state explanation of a Local Marketing District tax.
In Person: Visit the Department of Revenue Service Center in Fort Collins at 1190 W Prospect Road, Building D, in the same building as the Fort Collins driver's license office.
By Phone: The call center a for vendors with tax questions is available at (303) 238-7378. Press option 4 and at the next script press option 5.
Download the map showing local marketing district boundaries: LMD Boundaries (pdf)