Doing Business

The City of Leadville does not have a sales tax. Business owners are required to pay State sales tax and the Lake County sales tax for a combined amount of 6.9%. All business being conducted in the city limits of Leadville does require a business license. The business license fee is $50.00 per the calendar year and is not pro-rated. 

If you are thinking about starting a business in Leadville you might want to reach out to the Leadville Lake County Economic Development Corporation.  The Lake County Economic Development Corporation is THE leading catalyst for business success by helping to retain and expand the economic base in Leadville and Lake County. The LLCEDC has also created a guide to starting a business in Leadville and Lake County:



Marijuana Excise Tax Return for Retail Cultivation Licensees 

Process for paying the City of Leadville Retail Cultivation Marijuana Excise Tax starting Jan1, 2018