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Free online course in the fundamentals of sales tax is available

This photo from 2021 shows the outside of the Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. Patrick Semansky/The Associated Press
Course is self-paced, lasts about an hour

In an effort to educate business owners, the Business Support division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade and the Colorado Department of Revenue released a free, 16-part online educational course about Sales Tax Fundamentals.

The Sales Tax Fundamentals course is self-paced, lasts about an hour and covers key information, such as business owners’ general tax responsibilities and provides an overview of how to stay voluntarily tax compliant. The course is also available in Spanish.

“Colorado is home to more than 684,000 small businesses that help drive our state’s economy and employ 1.2 million people. We are committed to providing resources like the Fundamental Sales Tax course that save these small business owners money and help them build a strong business foundation so they can grow their revenues and their impact,” said Eve Lieberman, OEDIT executive director in a news release.

To access the course, visit ColoradoBusinessLearning.thinkific.com/pages/the-nest for the English course and EducacionNegociosColorado.thinkific.com for the Spanish course.

For more information on the ways OEDIT helps Colorado businesses succeed, explore business training resources at The Nest. For information about state taxes, visit Tax.Colorado.gov.