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January 1, 2013 Sales Tax Rate Changes

Posted December 10, 2012

STATE COLLECTED

Municipal Tax                           

TAX RATE

EXEMPT

USE TAX

SERVICE FEE

Calhan 
(Tax increase) 

3% 

A-B-C-K 

Y-Z 3%

3 1/3%

Fleming
(New tax) 

2% 

B-C-D-E-G-H-K-L-M 

None 

2.22%

Fowler
(Tax increase) 

3% 

B-C-K  

Y 2%  

3 1/3%

Gilcrest 
(Tax increase) 

4% 

None

Y-Z 4%

3%

Holly
(Tax increase) 

3%  

None

None

3 1/3%

Nucla
(Sales tax extension of 1% until 12/31/19)

4% 

None

Y 2% 

3 1/3%

 

County Tax

TAX RATE

EXEMPT*

USE TAX   

SERVICE FEE

El Paso  
(Tax increase, Sunset 12/31/2020)

1.23%

A-B-C-K

Y-Z 1.23%

0%

San Juan
(Tax increase)

5% 

None 

None

3 1/3%

 

Special District

TAX RATE

EXEMPT*

USE TAX   

SERVICE FEE

Pikes Peak RTA 
(Sales tax extension of .55% until 12/31/24) 

1% 

A-B-C-D-E-G-H-K-L-M

1% 

0%

Douglas County Short-Term Rental (Cease 12/31/12)

 

 

 

 



SELF COLLECTED

 

TAX RATE 

EXEMPT*  

USE TAX

SERVICE FEE

Aspen
(Tax increase) 

2.4% 

3.3%6

Boulder  
(Sales tax extension of .25% until 12/31/35)  

3.41% 

0%

Flatiron Improvement District
(Tax Decrease)
.01% None 0% 0%

Lafayette 
(Sales tax rate extension of .25% until 12/31/24)

3.5% 

2.5%6

Louisville
(Sales tax rate extension of .375% until 12/31/24)

3.5% 

0%

Rifle
(Tax increase)

4.25% 

0%


OTHER FEE CHANGES

None
 

*A = Food for home consumption
*B = Machinery and machine tools (as defined on form DR 1191)
*C = Gas, electricity, etc., for residential use
*D = Occasional sales by charitable organizations
*E = Farm equipment
*G = Food sold through vending machines
*H = Low-emitting vehicles
*K = Renewable energy components (effective 7/1/08 but retroactive to 7/1/06)
*L = Beetle wood products (effective 7/1/08)
*M = School related sales (effective 9/1/08)
*W = Contact the city directly
*Y = Motor vehicles
*Z = Building material
*6 = Cap at a certain amount