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Colorado: Paper Forms Must Be Perfect


 Filling out tax forms in Colorado: use the proper pen ink.

According to her measuring tape, Mary Poppins was "practically perfect in every way." The good nanny wouldn't cut it if she were a completed Colorado business tax form. Paper forms have to be perfect, period.

The Colorado Department of Revenue prefers taxpayers to use its online filing system for all business taxes. Yet paper filing is still permitted—provided taxpayers use up-to-date business tax forms completed in black ink. The department will not process outdated forms and may not process forms completed in inks of other colors.

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.