LODGES
Additional Things to Know:
Lodging Tax:
Lodging taxes are reported on your sales tax return. The tax is imposed on the leasing or renting of rooms or other accommodations in commercial lodging establishments. The person who is renting the accommodations is required to pay the tax and the person from whom the accommodations are rented is required to collect and remit the tax to the City.

 

  • The City of Aspen Lodging tax is 2.0%.

 

Total Local Tax Breakdown:

 Lodging in Aspen    %  
       City of Aspen Sales Tax
2.4
       Lodging Tax - Aspen 2.0
       State of Colorado Sales Tax
 2.9
       Roaring Fork Transit Sales Tax .4
       Pitkin County Sales Tax 3.6
 TOTAL LODGING TAX      11.3

 

How Often Do I Have to Submit Lodging Taxes?

A taxpayer whose monthly tax due to the City is less than $10 dollars may file returns and pay sales and lodging tax monthly or annually at the end of each calendar year. A taxpayer whose monthly tax due to the City is $10 dollars or more must file returns and pay sales and lodging taxes monthly and continue to file monthly for each month of the remainder of the calendar year.

 

Submit Your Sales/Lodging Tax Form:

Every business is required to file a return, whether or not tax is due, and remit any tax due to the City on or before the twentieth day following the end of the reporting period.

 


Additional Information:
For additional information regarding lodging tax, please contact the Finance Department at 970-920-5043, or e-mail AspenSalesTax@cityofaspen.com

Other Fees to Collect Tax On:
  • Taxability of convenience/booking/service fee: You must collect sales and lodging taxes on such fees. It is considered part of the room charge and is not exempt from taxes.
  • Taxability of resort fee: You must collect sales and lodging taxes on this fee. It is considered part of the room rental charge and is not exempt from taxes.

 

Other Required Licenses: