Colorado Income Taxes and CO State Tax Forms

arrowWhere is my Colorado State Tax Refund?
arrowWhere is my Federal Tax Refund?
arrow How Do I Pay My Colorado State Income Tax?

arrowWhere is my Colorado State Tax Refund?
arrowWhere is my Federal Tax Refund?
arrow How Do I Pay My Colorado State Income Tax?

arrowStart Colorado State Tax Return Only
arrowHow to file a Colorado Tax Extension
arrowHow to file a Colorado Tax Amendment

arrowStart Colorado State Tax Return Only
arrowHow to file a Colorado Tax Extension
arrowHow to file a Colorado Tax Amendment

Start Federal and Colorado State Tax Returns

Start Federal and Colorado State Tax Returns

The efile.com tax software makes it easy for you to efile your state tax return and use the correct state tax forms. Prepare and efile your Colorado state tax return (resident, nonresident, or part-year resident) and Federal tax return together or separately at efile.com. View the federal tax return filing requirements.

The efile.com tax software makes it easy for you to efile your state tax return and use the correct state tax forms. Prepare and efile your Colorado state tax return (resident, nonresident, or part-year resident) and Federal tax return together or separately at efile.com. View the federal tax return filing requirements.

View all state tax return filing deadlines.

View all state tax return filing deadlines.

Find federal income tax return filing deadlines.

Find federal income tax return filing deadlines.

All of the following Colorado state tax forms are supported by the efile.com software:

All of the following Colorado state tax forms are supported by the efile.com software:

No form (CO grants an automatic extension)

No form (CO grants an automatic extension)

Colorado grants all taxpayers an automatic 6-month extension of time to file (not to pay). The extended tax return due date is October 15, 2019. You do not need to file a form to get a Colorado state tax extension.

Colorado grants all taxpayers an automatic 6-month extension of time to file (not to pay). The extended tax return due date is October 15, 2019. You do not need to file a form to get a Colorado state tax extension.

If you owe taxes, 90% of your tax liability is due on or before April 15. Any remaining balance due will only be subject to interest fees, as long as the rest of the tax owed and the return is by the extension deadline, October 15, 2019. Complete and file Form DR 0900 (Individual Income Tax Payment Voucher) if you are efiling your CO return but don’t want to pay electronically OR if you’re mailing your payment separately from your filed return.

If you owe taxes, 90% of your tax liability is due on or before April 15. Any remaining balance due will only be subject to interest fees, as long as the rest of the tax owed and the return is by the extension deadline, October 15, 2019. Complete and file Form DR 0900 (Individual Income Tax Payment Voucher) if you are efiling your CO return but don’t want to pay electronically OR if you’re mailing your payment separately from your filed return.

Automatic extension granted

Automatic extension granted

Amended Colorado state tax returns cannot be efiled; they must be filed by mail. Learn how to prepare and file a Colorado state tax amendment.

Amended Colorado state tax returns cannot be efiled; they must be filed by mail. Learn how to prepare and file a Colorado state tax amendment.

Colorado state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and efiled online. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the CO Division of Taxation.

Colorado state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and efiled online. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the CO Division of Taxation.

Colorado state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and efiled online. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the CO Division of Taxation.

Colorado state tax forms for previous Tax Years cannot be prepared and efiled online. You will need to print, fill out, and mail the forms to the CO Division of Taxation.

 

 

Download, complete, print out, sign, and mail

Download, complete, print out, sign, and mail

If you efiled your CO state tax return, expect your CO state tax refund within 7 to 14 business days. If you filed your return on paper, expect a longer wait for your state tax refund. Depending on which month your filed return is received by the CO state tax department, it will typically take between 21 and 75 business days to receive your refund.

If you efiled your CO state tax return, expect your CO state tax refund within 7 to 14 business days. If you filed your return on paper, expect a longer wait for your state tax refund. Depending on which month your filed return is received by the CO state tax department, it will typically take between 21 and 75 business days to receive your refund.

Check your Colorado state tax refund status online.

Check your Colorado state tax refund status online.

If your Colorado state return was rejected, you will receive an error reject code. If you prepared and efiled your return on efile.com, we will provide you with an explanation of how to correct the error on your return. You may then resubmit your state return at no additional charge until it is accepted by the state.

If your Colorado state return was rejected, you will receive an error reject code. If you prepared and efiled your return on efile.com, we will provide you with an explanation of how to correct the error on your return. You may then resubmit your state return at no additional charge until it is accepted by the state.

View a list of all Colorado State efile Income Tax Return Error Reject Codes.

View a list of all Colorado State efile Income Tax Return Error Reject Codes.

Colorado has a flat 4.63% tax rate.

Colorado has a flat 4.63% tax rate.

Colorado has a state retail sales tax rate of 2.9%.

Colorado has a state retail sales tax rate of 2.9%.

In 2010, CO lawmakers removed sales and use tax exemptions for certain items in order to balance the state’s budget. Items no longer exempt from the sales/use tax include:

In 2010, CO lawmakers removed sales and use tax exemptions for certain items in order to balance the state’s budget. Items no longer exempt from the sales/use tax include:

Many cities and counties have their own sales tax rates in addition to the CO state sales tax rate. Certain county and special district taxes may also apply.

Many cities and counties have their own sales tax rates in addition to the CO state sales tax rate. Certain county and special district taxes may also apply.

More information on CO Sales Tax

More information on CO Sales Tax

All real estate and personal business property in Colorado is taxable. This includes shelving, computers, equipment, furniture, and items that produce income within your business.

All real estate and personal business property in Colorado is taxable. This includes shelving, computers, equipment, furniture, and items that produce income within your business.

Colorado has a sales tax on “nonessential [food] articles and containers” that are convenient to the consumer, but not essential to the sale of a food product. Therefore, items such as utensils, napkins, straws, and bibs are taxed. Carryout containers used by a consumer to carry leftover meals from a restaurant are also taxed. However, paper cups and disposable containers provided by the retailer (such as fast-food French Fry containers and pizza delivery boxes) are essential and not taxed.

Colorado has a sales tax on “nonessential [food] articles and containers” that are convenient to the consumer, but not essential to the sale of a food product. Therefore, items such as utensils, napkins, straws, and bibs are taxed. Carryout containers used by a consumer to carry leftover meals from a restaurant are also taxed. However, paper cups and disposable containers provided by the retailer (such as fast-food French Fry containers and pizza delivery boxes) are essential and not taxed.

For more information, you can visit the website of The Colorado Division of Taxation.

For more information, you can visit the website of The Colorado Division of Taxation.

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U.S. territories and protectorates:
American Samoa | Guam | Northern Mariana Islands | Puerto Rico | U.S. Virgin Islands

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