Starting a New Business

There has never been a better time to start a business in Fraser, Colorado! The Town of Fraser Economic Development department is happy to assist with any questions you may encounter during this process. 

Start Here

Starting a business in Colorado is a multi-step process. Visit the Colorado Secretary of State's page for a step-by-step guide for starting your business. This guide includes concise instructions on registering your business, determining the appropriate legal structure, obtaining a federal tax ID number, obtaining a sales tax license, and access to additional resources.

For more in-depth information, visit the Colorado Small Business Development Center's website to access their Colorado Business Resource Book.

Business License

Business licenses are required to conduct business in Fraser. This includes operating a short-term rental. Please visit our page for our business license application and requirements. 

Building a New Structure for Your Business, or Modifying Existing Space

Sales and Use Taxes

If you sell tangible personal property to anyone in Colorado, you must collect retail sales tax. Visit our Sales and Use Tax page for further information.


Promote your business grand opening for free! The Town of Fraser helps promote grand openings via several different mediums. Contact us.

Free and Confidential Business Coaching 

Contact us for additional information.