Sales Tax Information

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The City Administration Building, will be open to the public on the lobby level, or by appointment only. City employees will be available from 8:00 am - 5:00 p.m. via phone, email, or by appoint for questions and assistance.

Sales tax forms and additional information will be available in the lobby. In addition, there is a drop box for tax returns and applications to be submitted with payment (Checks only, cash payments by appointment only.).

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Online remittance of sales tax is encouraged.  Please call 719-385- 5903 or email us at salestax@coloradosprings.gov to receive personalized assistance.  The phone line and email will be monitored daily. 

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Current City Sales & Use Tax Rate:

Effective January 1, 2021, the City of Colorado Springs sales and use tax rate has decreased from 3.12% to 3.07% for all transactions occurring on or after that date.

The combined amount is 8.20%, broken out as follows:

  • 3.07% City of Colorado Springs (self-collected) 
    • 2.00% General Fund
    • 0.10% Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS)
    • 0.40% Public Safety Sales Tax (PSST)
    • 0.57% 2C Road Tax
  • 2.90% State of Colorado
  • 1.23% El Paso County 
  • 1.00% Pikes Peak Rural Transit Authority (PPRTA)
  • Restricted Use:  TOPS, PSST, 2C Road Tax
  • Collected by the Colorado Department of Revenue:  State of Colorado, El Paso County, and PPRTA

 

Effective January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2020, the City of Colorado Springs sales and use tax rate is 3.12% for all transactions occurring during this date range.

The combined amount was 8.25%, broken out as followed.

  • 3.12% City of Colorado Springs (self-collected)
    • 2.00% General Fund
    • 0.10% Trails, Open Space and Parks (TOPS)
    • 0.40% Public Safety Sales Tax (PSST)
    • 0.62% 2C Road Tax 
  • 2.90% State of Colorado
  • 1.23% El Paso County 
  • 1.00% PPRTA 
  • Restricted Use:  TOPS, PSST, 2C Road Tax​
  • Collected by the Colorado Department of Revenue:  State of Colorado, El Paso County, and PPRTA
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