DOR Taxation web site

Special Event Fill-in Forms

Colorado Special Event Sales Tax License Applications and Returns can be filed through Revenue Online.

If you have attended an event follow these steps:

  1. Go to Revenue Online at
  2. Under FOR BUSINESSES, click on File a Return.
  3. Click on File Special Event Sales Tax.
  4. You will see a list of events, sorted by location. You may also click on the words Event Name or the words Start Date at the top of the list to sort the list in those ways. 
  5. Click on the Event Name for your show.  If your show is not listed, there is an option to complete a blank form online.
  6. Follow the prompts and file your return.

Note: The forms are custom-made for each special event, including appropriate state-collected tax rates. Please make sure that you select the correct form for your event. Online forms are not available for every special event.

If you have not attended an event yet and do not have a license, please download and submit the DR 0589, Special Event Application along with any fees to the department.


Information for Flea Market and Swap Meet Operators (Publication FYI Sales 55)


If you cannot file through Revenue Online, please download the form you need below.