Q: Do international companies located outside the USA have to pay Sales tax in colorado for goods purchased.
Company is not located in USA. Another company office is used as delivery. All vendor invoices are invoiced to the international entity. Do we have to pay the Vendor Colorado Sales tax?
A: Unlike VAT, sales tax is paid by the vendor at point of sale. So, if the purchase was in Colorado, the vendor must report and pay sales tax on the sale unless there is an exemption under state law. Such exemptions often exist for non-profit charitable entities with § 501(c) status, but the exemptions are controlled by Colorado state law. You should consult a lawyer in Colorado for details.
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