Food Sales Tax Refunds

2018 Food Sales Tax Refund 

The 2018 Food Sales Tax Refund Program ended on April 15th, 2019 at 5 PM. No submittals will be accepted after this date and time.

NOTE: Refund checks will be mailed to successful applications AFTER the submission period closes on April 15th, 2019.


TO QUALIFY FOR THE 2018 FOOD SALES TAX REFUND ALL APPLICANTS MUST:

  • Submit the Food Sales Tax Refund application by 5pm April 15, 2019
  • Have resided within the Aspen city limits for the full 2018 year (1/1/18-12/31/18)
  • Have been registered to vote in the City of Aspen the full 2018 year (1/1/18-12/31/18)
  • Be able to prove residency within Aspen city limits for 2018 and if still living within the City, provide proof that your current address is the same as your registered voter address.

ACCEPTED PROOF OF ADDRESS DOCUMENTS - MUST DETAIL A PHYSICAL ADDRESS (i.e. NO PO boxes)

  • January and/or December utility bill
  • Lease or rental contract
  • Bank Statement

FAQs (Please read for further clarification)

Eligibility Map

Notice

All applicants will be required to be a registered voter in the City of Aspen to qualify for the food sales tax refund.  If you are not currently a registered voter, the City recommends you register to avoid any issues for future applications.

*Any resident who is barred from registering to vote due to non-citizenship or due to a felony conviction shall provide alternative proof of residency, as may be required by the Finance Director for the full calendar year.