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Sales Tax

 Contact Information

Dept Head: Jennifer Poznanovic
  •   8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F, except for holidays)

Current Sales Tax Rates

Tax Rates effective January 1, 2019:
State of Colorado 2.90%  
Larimer County 0.80%  
City of Fort Collins 3.85%  
Total Sales Tax   7.55%
Fort Collins Lodging Tax (in addition to above) 3.00%  
Total Accommodations Tax   10.55%
Fort Collins Tax on Food For Home Consumption
(contact State of Colorado regarding taxability)
2.25%  
Total Food Tax    2.25%
Tax Rates effective from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018:
State of Colorado 2.90%  
Larimer County 0.55%  
City of Fort Collins 3.85%  
Total Sales Tax   7.30%
Fort Collins Lodging Tax (in addition to above) 3.00%  
Total Accommodations Tax   10.30%
Fort Collins Tax on Food For Home Consumption
(contact State of Colorado regarding taxability)
2.25%  
Total Food Tax    2.25%
Tax Rates effective from January 1, 2015 to December 31, 2017:
State of Colorado 2.90%  
Larimer County 0.65%  
City of Fort Collins 3.85%  
Total Sales Tax   7.40%
Fort Collins Lodging Tax (in addition to above) 3.00%  
Total Accommodations Tax   10.40%
Fort Collins Tax on Food For Home Consumption
(contact State of Colorado regarding taxability)
2.25%  
Total Food Tax    2.25%
Tax Rates effective July 1, 2012 through December 31, 2014:
State of Colorado 2.90%  
Larimer County 0.60%  
City of Fort Collins 3.85%  
Total Sales Tax   7.35%
Fort Collins Lodging Tax (in addition to above) 3.00%  
Total Accommodations Tax   10.35%
Fort Collins Tax on Food For Home Consumption
(contact State of Colorado regarding taxability)
2.25%  
Total Food Tax   2.25%

Please refer to the State of Colorado form number DR1002 (PDF) for rates for other jurisdictions.

Current Use Tax Rates

The City of Fort Collins use tax rate is 3.85%. Please contact the State and County regarding use tax for those jurisdictions.