Fort Collins’ voters approved a ½ cent sales tax increase that will be effective January 1, 2024.
The City of Fort Collins Tax rate will change from 3.85% to 4.35% beginning January 1, 2024. Groceries are exempt from the tax increase. For more information, see Resolution 2023-074.
The City of Fort Collins uses an online tax collection and business licensing system
MUNIRevs will greatly improve the business taxpayer’s experience by allowing businesses to file and pay taxes at any time on any day via an internet connected device. Businesses will also have on demand access to previously filed tax returns by accessing the system online. Additionally, businesses will be able to delegate access to their tax professionals to file on their behalf.
The Sales Tax Department is currently welcoming walk-in guests:
Wednesday - Thursday
9:00am - 4:00pm
If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with staff outside of these hours, please call 970-221-6780 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
We prefer to receive tax returns electronically using our Online Filing system
Mailed payments, with a tax return, can be sent to:
- City of Fort Collins
- PO Box 440
- Fort Collins, CO 80522
You MUST include a return with your payment
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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
10.55% = TOTAL ACCOMMODATIONS TAX
- 3.00% = City Lodging Tax (in addition to above)
- 2.25% = Fort Collins Tax on Food for Home Consumption (read here for more)
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
Recent sales tax updates are shown below with the corresponding effective date.
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.
Sales Tax 101#
Sales Tax Vision and Mission Statement
Creating a vibrant community by providing support to help businesses thrive.
Enhance the quality of life in the City by effectively collecting City tax and fees while providing exceptional customer service.