Sales tax imposed
- administration of tax
(1)Upon the approval of the registered electors pursuant to the provisions of section 32-14-105 and upon the granting of a major league baseball franchise by major league baseball to be located in the district, the board shall have the power to levy such uniform sales tax for a period not to exceed twenty years throughout the district created in section 32-14-104 upon every transaction or other incident with respect to which a sales tax is levied by the state, pursuant to the provisions of article 26 of title 39, C.R.S.; except that such sales tax shall not be levied on the sale of cigarettes and shall be levied on:
(a)Purchases of machinery or machine tools that are otherwise exempt pursuant to section 39-26-709 (1), C.R.S., to the extent that such sales and purchases are subject to the sales tax levied by the regional transportation district pursuant to section 29-2-105 (1)(d), C.R.S., on and after the January 1 following the adoption of a resolution by the board;
(b)Sales of low-emitting motor vehicles, power sources, or parts used for converting such power sources as specified in section 39-26-719 (1), C.R.S.; and
(c)Vending machine sales of food that are otherwise exempt pursuant to section 39-26-714 (2), C.R.S.
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(a)The collection, administration, and enforcement of the sales tax shall be performed by the executive director of the department of revenue in the same manner as that for the collection, administration, and enforcement of the state sales tax imposed pursuant to article 26 of title 39, C.R.S., including, without limitation, the retention by a vendor of the percentage of the amount remitted to cover the vendor’s expense in the collection and remittance of the sales tax as provided in section 39-26-105, C.R.S. The executive director shall make monthly distributions of such sales tax collections to the district. The district shall pay the net incremental cost incurred by the department of revenue in the administration and collection of such sales tax; except that in no event shall the district pay in any given fiscal year commencing on or after July 1, 1994, more than an amount equal to the amount paid by the district in the 1993-94 fiscal year, as adjusted in accordance with changes in the consumer price index for the Denver-Boulder consolidated metropolitan statistical area. The department may make expenditures for such costs subject to annual appropriation by the general assembly.
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(I)A qualified purchaser may provide a direct payment permit number issued pursuant to section 39-26-103.5, C.R.S., to any vendor or retailer that is liable and responsible for collecting and remitting any sales tax levied on any sale made to the qualified purchaser pursuant to the provisions of this article. A vendor or retailer that has received in good faith from a qualified purchaser a direct payment permit number shall not be liable or responsible for collection and remittance of any sales tax imposed on such sale that is paid for directly from such qualified purchaser’s funds and not the personal funds of any individual.
(II)A qualified purchaser that provides a direct payment permit number to a vendor or retailer shall be liable and responsible for the amount of sales tax levied on any sale made to the qualified purchaser pursuant to the provisions of this article in the same manner as liability would be imposed on a qualified purchaser for state sales tax pursuant to section 39-26-105 (3), C.R.S.
(3)If the board levies such uniform sales tax as authorized in subsection (1) of this section, the board shall transmit to the executive director of the department of revenue not later than five days after the adoption of the resolution imposing such sales tax a certified copy of said resolution, whereupon said executive director shall proceed to collect, administer, and enforce such sales tax pursuant to the provisions of subsection (2) of this section for a period of twenty years from the effective date of said resolution, unless the executive director of the department of revenue receives from the board notification of discontinuance of the levy of such sales tax pursuant to the provisions of subsection (4) of this section.
(4)At such time, prior to the end of the twenty-year period, that the board determines that the levy of the sales tax is no longer necessary for the purposes set forth in this article, the board shall transmit to the executive director of the department of revenue not later than five days after the adoption of the resolution discontinuing the levy of such sales tax a certified copy of said resolution, whereupon said executive director shall discontinue the collection, administration, and enforcement of said sales tax on the January 1 following the adoption of said resolution. Upon the adoption of said resolution discontinuing the sales tax levy, the board shall have no further authority to levy such sales tax on and after the January 1 following the adoption of said resolution.
Section 32-14-114 — Sales tax imposed - collection - administration of tax - discontinuance,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-32.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).