1. A 1980s Denver software tax could make tech companies flee the city

    A 1980s Denver software tax could make tech companies flee the city

    Denver tech companies are seriously considering leaving the city limits after it came to light that the city charges a tax on software purchased by companies located in the city, based on the interpretation of a 1987 tax code.

    On Wednesday, representatives of the local technology community like Colorado Technology Association CEO Erik Mitisek and venture capitalist David Gold met with city officials after a handful of companies recently expressed interest in moving out of Denver because of the tax. Some companies, like TalentRiot, abandoned plans to relocate to the city.

    Earlier in the week over 30 members of the ...

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