Contact Information- City of Boulder

For questions about the program please call:

303-915-6091

Or use this Email:

foodtaxrebateprogram@bouldercolorado.gov

Information - City of Boulder

City of Boulder Food Tax Rebate Information Page

Please click on the link above for all current information.

City of Boulder Announces Food Tax Rebate Applications Available March 1, 2022. 
Each year, the City of Boulder provides rebates to help community members with lower incomes pay for food. Boulder has operated the Food Tax Rebate program since 1967 to help lessen the financial burden on lower income residents for city sales tax paid on food items. The program aims to expand financial support to help enhance economic stability in our community.

Rebates will be $92 for individuals and $280 for families. To be eligible, applicants must complete an application and meet financial eligibility guidelines, have been a resident of Boulder for the entire 2021 calendar year, and be:

  • age 62 or over for the entire 2021 calendar year; or
  • a person with a disability; or
  • a family with children under 18 years of age in the household for the entire 2021 calendar year.

City residents who do not have permanent shelter are eligible for the refund and can meet the residency requirement by providing documentation that they are receiving services from a city-recognized homelessness services agency.

Food Tax Rebate Application

The MAIN library of Boulder Public Library has applications in English and Spanish - While Supplies Last

Or you may download and print your own with these links:

Food Tax Rebate Application - English

Food Tax Rebate Application - Spanish

The application period begins March 1, 2022. Application forms must be received or be postmarked by June 30, 2022

Applicants from 2021 will automatically receive an application in the mail.

Applications and more information on the program can be found on the city’s website.

To pick up an application in person, make an appointment by calling Christian Phillips, Program Administrator, at 303-915-6091.

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