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Sales Tax Rates

  • 7.55% = Total Sales Tax Rate
    • 3.85% = City of Fort Collins
    • 0.80% = Larimer County
    • 2.90% = State of Colorado
    • 3.00% = City Lodging Tax (in addition to above)
  • 2.25% = Fort Collins Tax on Food for Home Consumption (read here for more)

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Remote Seller Information

Are you a remote seller or online marketplace facilitator? Please be aware that the City adopted economic nexus and marketplace facilitator ordinances related to both sales tax and lodging tax. Read below for more info:

Recent Sales Tax Updates

Sales Tax Compliance Guides and FAQs

Wondering if your business should have a Sales & Use Tax License or need information on taxability?

Looking for industry specific tax compliance guides and other tax publications?

2023 Sales Tax 101 Classes

All sales tax classes are held at the City Sales and Use Tax office located at 215 N Mason St, 80524. The tax class is approximately 90 minutes long and starts at 10:30am.

  • 2/22/23
  • 5/11/23
  • 8/23/23
  • 11/02/23

For those unable to attend an upcoming class, a recent 2022 class recording is available to watch by clicking this link and the class handouts are available by clicking this link.

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Outdoor Vending 101 Class

This class will cover all things Outdoor Vendor and will be held in person.

Class Details:

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