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July - 2010 Edition: Some information may be out of date.

Sales Tax Update

May sales tax collections are based on retail sales made in April 2010.

Sales tax collections: $4,923,939, an increase of 5.6 percent compared to May 2009. The May collections are $123,764 higher than the amount expected according to the sales tax seasonal patterns.

Use tax collections: $1,163,676, an increase of 91 percent compared to May 2009. The City is ahead of budget projections for the month by $242,319 when compared to historical data.

National collections: May sales tax collections (from April retail sales) increased 9.6 percent compared to Fort Collins’ increase of 5.6 percent.

Building permit collections: increased 62.5 percent.

Permits pulled:

  • Residential:
    • New Construction: 15 (11 in May 2009)
    • Remodeling: 53 permits (67 in May 2009).
  • Commercial:
    • New construction: 1 (0 in May 2009)
    • Remodeling: 18 (19 in May 2009)

Sales tax licenses: 68 net new licenses were issued.

View the complete Sales and Use Tax Report