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All businesses and individuals acting as property managers for short-term rentals in the Town of Vail are required to obtain a separate business license, regardless of office location.
Business license applications are available here.
BEFORE you start the application process YOU MUST have the following FORMS completed and ready to upload with your application. A copy of the self-compliance affidavit, local representative authorization, local representative’s driver’s license and the good neighbor guidelines need only be uploaded ONCE with the first short-term rental address applied for. A separate sales tax license application is required for each property owner and address:
To RENEW existing short-term rental (STR) registrations under your management, you will need to already have received or created a username and password for the registration portal. Login information will be sent via email to all professional property managers whom were registered as local representatives prior to March 1st, 2019. To complete renewals of your managed properties, please complete and scan your Short-Term Rental Registration Renewal List to upload with your application. Please open the online registration instructions below and follow the renewal instructions on page 6.
Contact the Town’s short-term rental department directly to assist in registering fractional properties at 970-477-3515 or email at email@example.com
Each Short-Term Rental address is required to have a separate Town of Vail sales tax license and make periodic returns of applicable taxes to the Town of Vail, pursuant to Town Code 4-3-2(B). Property managers wishing to submit a single sales tax return and payment for all addresses managed may due so, but must provide a supporting break-out of amounts paid for each address and sales tax license. For more information, please contact the sales tax administrator at 970.479.2125.
For specific questions regarding short-term rentals, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 970.477.3515.
Jacque M. Lovato
Sales Tax Manager