Sales, Use & Lodging Tax Rates
|Gunnison County Sales Tax
|Local Marketing District Tax
|Gunnison County Use Tax
Authority (RTA) Tax
|0.60% - All of Gunnison County except within the voting precincts of Marble, Ohio City, Pitkin and Somerset or the city limits of Gunnison|
0.35% - Within the city limits of Gunnison
See State of Colorado Form DR 1002 for Statewide Rates.
This form is updated every January and July and contains three sections:
- Explanations of state and regional sales taxes;
- A list of city and county sales tax rates for which the state collects the tax;
- Phone numbers and tax rates for home-rule cities that collect and administer their own taxes.
In Gunnison County, the following are self-administered home-rule municipalities that must be contacted directly for sales/use tax information:
Capital Improvements and Capital Expenditures
On February 14, 1978 the County’s electorate approved the following ballot question: “Shall the County of Gunnison, Colorado, impose a one percent (1%) sales tax upon the retail sale of tangible personal property and the furnishing of certain services as provided for in Article 2, Title 29, Colorado Revised Statutes (1973) as amended with one-half (1/2) of the revenues collected from such one percent (1%) sales tax within any municipality to be returned to such municipality and the balance of the revenues collected from such tax to be paid to Gunnison County for capital improvements and capital expenditures.
General Sales Tax Information
A sales tax license is not needed for Gunnison County because County sales(including Rural Transportation Authority RTA) and marketing district taxes are collected by the State of Colorado. The following sales tax licenses are available in Colorado:
- Standard Retail License
- Wholesale License
- Single Event Sales Tax License
- Multiple Events Sales Tax License
These licenses are obtained by registering as a Colorado business.
Click here for more information regarding opening a business in Colorado.
Collecting Sales Taxes:
Generally, the vendor is responsible for collecting sales tax on any sale of tangible personal property made within the State of Colorado that is not a wholesale sale. All such sales of 17 cents or more are subject to 2.9% Colorado state sales tax plus all applicable city, county, and special district taxes.
If you are not sure if your business is located in unincorporated Gunnison County or within one of the municipalities, please contact the Geographic Information Services Department at (970) 641-7620.
Since sales and special district taxes for Gunnison County are administered by the State, if you would like more information regarding collection guidelines, licensure, reporting and compliance, please contact the State of Colorado directly (these questions cannot be answered by Gunnison County staff):
Sales Tax Collections Data
Note: Sales Tax revenue is not public information unless it is reported in an aggregate or statistical format. Therefore, Gunnison County cannot provide detailed information regarding which businesses are or are not reporting or amounts remitted by specific entities.
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