Denver Ordinance, Tax Rules and Tax Guide

The Denver Revised Municipal Code (Ordinance) is provided on a third-party site.  This is the full set of the Denver Ordinance.  Taxes can be found in Chapter 53. The Tax Rules are issued by the Manager of Finance.  These are more detailed explanations of various sections of the Ordinance.

The Tax Guide (below) is intended to be a straightforward guide, written in layman's terms to the taxes administered and collected by Denver. Each topic includes a brief description of the applicable law, one or more examples of taxable or exempt transactions within that industry, and references to the relevant portions of the governing law, the Denver Revised Municipal Code (DRMC).

You may also download the more concise General Tax Information & Reference Guide.

Tax Guide Table of Contents