SALES TAX BREAKDOWN WITHIN TELLER COUNTY

Call the Finance Department if you have questions
(719) 686-7920

State Tax % City Tax % County Tax % Total
Teller County 2.9% 0 1% 3.9%
Cripple Creek 2.9% 2.3% 1% 6.2%
Victor 2.9% 3% 1% 6.9%
Woodland Park 2.9% 3% 1% 6.9%

The simple explanation:

1. You are making a purchase in Colorado - so you have to pay state sales tax;

2. You are making a purchase in Teller County - so you have to pay County sales tax;

3. And, if you are making a purchase within the city limits of one of the three incorporated cities listed above you also must pay city sales tax.

4.  State, City & County sales taxes percentages are added together to arrive at the total sales tax paid on the purchase of goods & services which are subject to sales tax.

5. Teller County does not have or collect a use tax except on vehicles.



The State of Colorado, Department of Revenue, issues all sales tax licenses for Teller County, except for the City of Woodland Park.

Except for the City of Woodland Park, all sales tax collected within Teller County is remitted to the State, and then distributed to the County and other municipalities.

For Sales Tax information for the City of Woodland Park you may access their city web site - www.city-woodlandpark.org, then select the Finance Department; Sales Tax Info link.

The State of Colorado has a web page that is also helpful - the address is www.revenue.state.co.us