The legacy of our community character is fostered by promoting economic health, respecting cultural heritage and preserving environmental resources.

Business & Workforce Development

The center helps employers by offering labor-market information, labor- exchange services and an online job order that employers can fill out and submit. Visit the Business & Workforce Development website for more information or call 303-271-4700.

Starting a Business in Jeffco

Sales Tax for Businesses

Counties do not collect their own sales taxes in the state of Colorado. The state handles the collection. City sales tax may be collected by the state if the city is not a home rule city. More sales tax information is available by contacting the State of Colorado, Department of Revenue. See more FAQs on sales tax in Jefferson County.

Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation

The Jefferson County EDC concentrates on creating, expanding and retaining high-paying primary jobs that fuel the economic health and vitality of the community. Visit the Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation website to learn more.

Chambers of Commerce and Business Organizations

Applewood Business Association
Phone: 303-586-8877

Arvada Chamber
Phone: 303-424-0313

Business Network International
Littleton Chapter

Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry
Phone: 303-831-7411

Conifer Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-838-5711

Evergreen Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-674-3412

Greater Golden Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-279-3113

West Metro Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-233-5555

Westminster Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-961-5975

Wheat Ridge Business Association

Wheat Ridge Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 303-961-5994

Economic Development and State Offices

Jefferson County Economic Development Corporation
An advocate for the county’s business community and is dedicated to building economic prosperity in the community.

Arvada Economic Development Association
Community, government, and civic partnerships allow AEDA to provide your business with the latest business information and resources.

Golden Community & Economic Development Division
Provides a network of resources to support existing and growing businesses including grant opportunities.

Lakewood Economic Development Division
Provides services to businesses, including business attraction, expansion, entrepreneurialism, marketing, communications and resources.

Littleton Economic Development Department
Focuses on business development, retention and attraction by providing business resources for companies operating in or planning to locate within the city.

Westminster Economic Development Department
Provides resources to existing and growing businesses.

Wheat Ridge Economic Development Division
Dedicated to both the businesses and citizens of Wheat Ridge by providing an array of resources for the community.

Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade
OEDIT has a hotline for small business owners to call with questions at 303-860-5881 or email [email protected].

Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

Colorado International Trade Office

State Business and Economic Information

State Business Resources

State Demography Office

State Economic and Demographic Information