Current City Sales Tax Rate:
Current sales tax rate (effective January 1, 2016) in Colorado Springs, CO is 8.25%, broken out as follows:
- 3.12% City of Colorado Springs (self collected)
- 2.9% State of Colorado (state collected)
- 1.23% El Paso County (state collected)
- 1.0% PPRTA (state collected)
On November 3, 2015, Colorado Springs voters approved a sales and use tax rate increase of 0.62% to fund road repair, maintenance and improvements. The 0.62% road repair, maintenance, and improvements tax will expire five years from the date of implementation and will apply to all transactions that are currently taxable under the City Sales and Use Tax Ordinance.
The City of Colorado Springs sales and use tax rate was 2.50% for all transactions occurring on or before December 31, 2015.
In addition to Colorado Springs Sales Tax, the City Code imposes a 2.0% Lodger's Tax and 1.0% Auto Rental Tax to be used to attract visitors and to enhance the economy of the City and the Pikes Peak Region.