2016 Fountain, Colorado Sales Tax
Local Sales Tax - Fountain
|Tax Jurisdiction||Sales Tax|
|Colorado State Sales Tax||2.90%|
|County Sales Tax||1.23%|
|Fountain Sales Tax||3.75%|
|Special Sales Tax||N/A|
|Combined Sales Tax||7.88% [Is this data incorrect?]|
The Fountain, Colorado sales tax is 7.88% , consisting of 2.90% Colorado state sales tax and 4.98% Fountain local sales taxes.The local sales tax consists of a 1.23% county sales tax and a 3.75% city sales tax.
- The Fountain Sales Tax is collected by the merchant on all qualifying sales made within Fountain
- Groceries are exempt from the Fountain and Colorado state sales taxes
- Fountain collects a 4.98% local sales tax, the maximum local sales tax allowed under Colorado law
- Fountain has a higher sales tax than 71.1% of Colorado's other cities and counties
Fountain Colorado Sales Tax Exemptions
In most states, essential purchases like medicine and groceries are exempted from the sales tax or eligible for a lower sales tax rate. Fountain doesn't collect sales tax on purchases of most groceries. Certain purchases, including alcohol, cigarettes, and gasoline, may be subject to additional Colorado state excise taxes in addition to the sales tax.
Note that in some areas, items like alcohol and prepared food (including restaurant meals and some premade supermarket items) are charged at a higher sales tax rate than general purchases. Colorado's sales tax rates for commonly exempted categories are listed below. Some rates might be different in Fountain.
Fountain Sales Tax Calculator
All merchants operating in Fountain must automatically calculate the sales tax due on each purchase made and include it in separately in the receipt. Goods bought for resale or other business use may be exempted from the sales tax. If you purchase goods online or through the mail and do not pay any sales tax, you are expected to pay use tax to the Colorado Department of Revenue . For more details, see the Colorado sales tax.
Fountain Sales Tax Region ZIP Codes
The Fountain sales tax region partially or fully covers 1 zip codes in Colorado. Remember that ZIP codes do not necessarily match up with municipal and tax region borders, so some of these zip codes may overlap with other nearby tax districts. You can find sales taxes by zip code in Colorado here
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- Learn more about the Colorado sales tax
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- Fountain sales tax rate map (by SalesTaxHandbook)
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