2016 Business Costs and Sales Tax

Best Business Value
Adams County offers the advantage of a metro location with value, priced land, labor and cost of doing business.

Real Estate – The abundance of industrial and commercial properties ready for development has created attractive real estate prices in Adams County. This includes a full variety of zoning for light manufacturing, high tech research and development, industrial production and office based business.

Labor – Adams County’s cost of labor is the best in the metro Denver market.
Taxes – Competitive tax rates and tax breaks for industry.
Housing – Reasonably priced housing from luxury homes to starter units.

2016 Sales Tax Rates

Community

State   

City   

County**     

RTD    

Cultural Facilities

 

Total Sales Tax

Arvada

2.9

3.46

0.75

1

0.1

8.21%

Aurora

2.9

3.75

0.75

1

0.1

8.50%

Bennett

2.9

4.00

0.75

0

0.1

7.75%

Brighton

2.9

3.75

0.75

1

0.1

8.50%

Commerce City

2.9

4.50

0.75

1

0.1

9.25%

Federal Heights

2.9

4.00

0.75

1

0.1

8.75%

Lochbuie

2.9

4.00

0.75

1

0.1

8.75%

Northglenn

2.9

4.00

0.75

1

0.1

8.75%

Thornton

2.9

3.75

0.75

1

0.1

8.50%

Watkins

2.9

0.00

0.75

0

0.1

3.75%

Westminster

2.9

3.85

0.75

1

0.1

8.60%

Unincorporated: West of Box Elder Creek

2.9

0.00

0.75

1

0.1

4.75%

Unincorporated: East of Box Elder Creek

2.9

0.00

0.75

0

0.1

3.75%

Note: Box Elder Creek runs along the eastside of Denver International Airport. To find out in which jurisdiction your address is located, please call 303-654-6300 and we can confirm your tax rate.
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