A coronavirus shift to online shopping has helped save some retail sales — and tax revenue — in Colorado
The state collected nearly a half-billion dollars more sales tax last year than in 2016, when Amazon began charging Colorado shoppers sales tax. March coronavirus disruptions resulted in 15% decline.
Colorado unemployment claims passed 100,000 last week as job losses continue to outpace Great Recession levelsBy Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
PopSockets, Sonos complain of bullying by tech giants like Amazon in Congressional hearing held in BoulderBy Tamara Chuang Business Primary category in which blog post is published
As Denver airport’s passenger numbers have seen a meteoric rise, so have its cargo operations. And that says a lot.By Jesse Paul Business Primary category in which blog post is published
The governor is pledging to cut income taxes as much as $450 million by eliminating corporate tax loopholes in Colorado
Amazon deliveries — essential in Colorado mountain towns — causing package pile-ups, long lines at tiny post offices
In “end-of-the-pavement” communities like Crested Butte, the once-simple practice of picking up mail has turned into day-long waits and lost packages
Colorado’s messy sales tax system could get more complicated as the state tries to tap into online revenue
In South Dakota v. Wayfair, Supreme Court ruled online taxes can't be "burdensome" for interstate sales, but Colorado's complex system will put the ruling to the test
Here's what Denver and Colorado gained, learned and lost from the Amazon HQ2 experience
“The mall is really cutthroat.” Colorado retailers are desperate for entry-level workers as Amazon (and its $15/hr minimum) moves in
“We just can’t hire at $15 an hour. That’s why we’re here all the time.”
Despite reports that two East Coast cities nabbed HQ2, Amazon says Denver hasn’t been eliminated, though it may be a smaller piece of Amazon that lands in Colorado
The Seattle retailer is interested in drones, data privacy and beer sales. See what else its Colorado lobbyist is tracking.
It's been more than a year since the HQ2 bidding process was announced