The Town of Gypsum collects Sales Tax, construction materials Use Tax and a Real Estate Transfer Tax. Property Tax is collected by Eagle County. For more information and points of contact, read on.
The total sales tax collected on purchases in the Town of Gypsum is 8.4%
The breakdown of this tax is as follows:
Gypsum Sales Tax 4% + Eagle County Sales Tax 1.5% + State of Colorado Sales Tax 2.9% = 8.4%
All businesses operating within the Town of Gypsum must pay the 4% directly to the Town as we self-collect our portion of the sales tax. Self-collection has been enacted in order to enable the town to more efficiently and accurately process our portion of the sales tax. In addition, self-collection of sales tax makes funds readily available for Town use.
To obtain a Town of Gypsum Sales Tax License, please contact the Sales Tax Auditor, at (970) 524-1753. The Business and Sales Tax License
application is combined. To obtain a State of Colorado Sales Tax License, please contact the State of Colorado
or take a look at State of Colorado Business Forms
and State of Colorado General Business Information
Property Taxes are collected by Eagle County. Information about their tax assessments can be found on the Eagle County Assessor
A Use Tax is collected by the Building Department
at the time a building permit is issued. The Use Tax is charged at 3% of 50% of the valuation of residential construction. You may apply for a use tax refund for the amount of any sales tax paid on materials purchased for that specific project. Invoices must be submitted with the application and must include the job address.
The Town of Gypsum has a 1% Real Estate Transfer Tax
on all real property purchases within the Town Limits. To view a list of exemptions, please see our Real Estate Transfer Tax Exemption Form
. The form must be completed and submitted to the Gypsum Town Clerk at 50 Lundgren Blvd. prior to the closing of the property sale. There is a $5.00 fee for processing the form.