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Current City Sales Tax Rate:

Current sales tax rate (effective January 1, 2016) in Colorado Springs, CO is 8.25%, broken out as follows:

  • 3.12% City of Colorado Springs (self collected)
  • 2.9% State of Colorado (state collected)
  • 1.23% El Paso County (state collected)
  • 1.0% PPRTA (state collected)

On November 3, 2015, Colorado Springs voters approved a sales and use tax rate increase of 0.62% to fund road repair, maintenance and improvements. The 0.62% road repair, maintenance, and improvements tax will expire five years from the date of implementation and will apply to all transactions that are currently taxable under the City Sales and Use Tax Ordinance.

The City of Colorado Springs sales and use tax rate was 2.50% for all transactions occurring on or before December 31, 2015.

In addition to Colorado Springs Sales Tax, the City Code imposes a 2.0% Lodger's Tax and 1.0% Auto Rental Tax to be used to attract visitors and to enhance the economy of the City and the Pikes Peak Region.

Sales Tax Payment:
City of Colorado Springs / Sales Tax
Department 2408
Denver, CO 80256-0001
Construction Payments / Correspondence:
City of Colorado Springs / Sales Tax
PO Box 1575, MC 225
Colorado Springs, CO 80901-1575
Office Location (8am-5pm, M-F)
northwest corner of Colorado and Nevada, downtown Colorado Springs
City of Colorado Springs / Sales Tax Office
30 S Nevada Avenue, Suite 203
Colorado Springs, CO 80903