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Applications Available for Food Tax RefundApply online beginning January 6
Aspen, Colo. – January 9, 2023 – Aspen residents who lived within city limits for the entire year of 2022 and who have been registered to vote since at least January 1, 2022, are eligible to apply for a $55 food tax refund, which is now available as an online application. Applicants are required to apply online to reduce paper use and expedite the administrative process.
To qualify for the Food Sales Tax Refund all applicants must:
Residents 65 or older and residents that are legally blind are eligible for additional refund payments. For persons barred from registering to vote, there are some exceptions to qualify.
The City created Food Sales Tax Refunds as an incentive to encourage voters to support a sales tax referendum. It was intended to reimburse voters for the approximate amount of sales tax that they would pay annually on grocery purchases due to the imposition of a 1% City sales tax.
Application and more information at: aspen.gov/382/Food-Sales-Tax-Refunds.
If you need assistance completing the application please visit the Finance window, second floor of City Hall at 427 Rio Grande Place.
The deadline for applications is Tuesday, April 18, 2023 at 5 p.m. Late applications will not be accepted.
Kate Fuentes, Senior Accountant, City of Aspen, email@example.com or 1-970-920-525
Emily Ford, Communications Coordinator, City of Aspen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 1-970-379-9373