Please remember that you must claim the state sales tax refund (TABOR refund) when filing your state income tax return. If you claimed a 2023 refund, the TABOR refund will be combined and issued out with your refund. Unlike the 2022 Colorado cashback, no separate check will be issued. 


DR 0449 - Personal Excise Tax Return for Alcohol Beverages


Who must file this return? If the quantity of alcohol brought into Colorado exceeds the limits stated above for any liquor type, this return is required to be completed and the Colorado excise tax paid.

The alcohol beverages brought into Colorado must be for personal consumption only and not for resale or other commercial purposes.

To file electronically, send the completed and signed return to Payment instructions will be provided in the response to your email.

To file by mail, send the completed form to and make the check/money order payable to:

Colorado Department of Revenue

Denver CO 80261-0009