Colorado Sales Tax

Rates

  • State sales tax rate 2.9%
  • Local rate0% - 8.3%
  • Combined rate2.9% - 11.2%
  • *Local rates are set by the county, city or other taxing district.
  • *Shipping is taxable

Major Cities/Counties

  • Denver 7.65%
  • Colorado Springs 8.25%
  • Aurora 8.5%
  • Littleton 7.25%
  • Pueblo 7.6%
  • Boulder 8.845%
  • Fort Collins 7.3%
  • Grand Junction 8.02%

Colorado Sales & Use Tax Information

The Colorado (CO) state sales tax rate is currently 2.9%, ranking 45th-highest in the U.S. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 11.2%. The average local rate is 4.62%. The average combined tax rate is 7.52%, ranking 16th in the US.

Local-level tax rates in the state of Colorado are quite complex compared to other states. Colorado sales tax can be levied at the city/county/school/transportation and SPD (special purpose district) levels.

In some of the cities and counties, local taxes apply to both intra-state and inter-state transactions.

In Colorado, groceries and prescription drugs are exempt from the sales tax.

Lowest Tax Rates

  • Antonito 2.9%
  • Arapahoe 2.9%
  • Arlington 2.9%
  • Ault 2.9%
  • Bethune 2.9%
  • Black Hawk 2.9%
  • Briggsdale 2.9%
  • Cahone 2.9%

Highest Tax Rates

  • Winter Park 11.2%
  • Silverton 10.4%
  • Snowmass Village 10.4%
  • Empire 9.55%
  • Ouray 9.45%
  • Crested Butte 9.4%
  • Aspen 9.3%
  • Commerce City 9.25%