Town of Vail extends due date for sales tax collection; Vail Transit suspends operations March 18

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Dear Town of Vail Business Owners,

To support local businesses during an unprecedented slow-down in the economy, the Town Council has elected to extend payment due dates for sales tax returns for businesses with a physical location in Vail. Beginning immediately with February 2020 sales tax collections due by March 20th, due dates for payment have been extended at least 30 days to April 20th. Town Council may further extend this date in the future.  

The returns must still be filed by their regular due date of the 20th but need not be accompanied by a payment of the tax. We hope that this effort will aid small business cash flow during this critical time. Your businesses are what make Vail a great place.

This extension will be for at least 30 days. We will send additional messages when the specific due date is decided. 

This extension applies only to the Town of Vail 4% sales tax. 

IMPORTANT – Your online sales tax returns will continue to show the original due date, however no penalties or interest will be added so long as they are paid by the future date to be announced. You will also continue to receive automatic email reminders from until the tax return is paid. We highly encourage all businesses to pay sales tax on time as finances allow.


RIDER ALERT: Vail Transit will Suspend Operations March 18

(Vail)—In response to public health concerns associated with the COVID-19 virus, Town of Vail buses will suspend operations on all routes effective at the end of tonight, March 18.

Alternate transportation options include High Mountain Taxi which is operating with a limit of three passengers due to social distancing requirements, 970-524-5555; Black Diamond Limo Vans, 970-261-6509 (limited drivers); Intermountain Express, 720-539-3209 (limited drivers); and ride-share services provided by Lyft and Uber. Riders are also asked to consult with friends and neighbors to arrange for transportation during this critical time. Please call the Vail Transit office at 970-479-2174 for additional guidance on transportation options, or call the Vail Welcome Center at 970-477-3522 for information on airport shuttle service.

ECO Regional Transit is continuing operations with free fares until further notice. Call 970-328-3520 or visit for schedule information.

The Town of Vail has suspended paid parking in the Vail Village and Lionshead parking structures for daily and overnight parking until further notice.

For local updates on COVID-19, visit For other Town of Vail operational adjustments, visit