Sales and Use Tax Rates

Sales Tax Rates
The combined sales tax rates for Parker are listed below. Please verify that your address is located in the Town online or contact the Regional Transportation District (RTD) directly at 303.299.6000 for RTD boundary information.
Within RTD Rate
 Location
 Rate
 Paid To
Town of Parker

3.0%

Paid to the Town of Parker
State of Colorado

2.9%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Douglas County

1.0%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Regional Transportation District (RTD)

1.0%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)

0.1%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Total
 8.0%
 

Outside of RTD Rate (All of Parker is within SCFD)
 Location
 Rate
Paid To
Town of Parker

3.0%

Paid to the Town of Parker
State of Colorado

2.9%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Douglas County

1.0%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD)

0.1%

Paid to the State of Colorado
Total  7.0%  

The Town’s 3% sales tax is divided into 2 portions:
  • 2.5% goes to fund general operations of the Town, such as police and street maintenance
  • 0.5% is dedicated to parks, recreation and open space needs; sales tax is the main source of revenue to support Town operations
Use Tax Rate
The Town of Parker has a 3% use tax on the storage, use or consumption of construction or building materials within the Town, construction equipment located within the Town and on motor and other vehicles registered to addresses located within the Town.

The Town’s 3% use tax is divided into 2 portions:
  • 2.5% goes to fund general operations of the Town, such as police and street maintenance
  • 0.5% is dedicated to parks, recreation and open space needs
Paying Use Tax on Permitted Construction Projects
When a building permit is required, Use tax is paid on 50% of the valuation of the project at the time the permit is issued. Additional information on use tax paid on building permits is available here.

Paying Use Tax on Construction Projects not Requiring a Permit
Use tax on construction projects which do not require a building permit is paid on Schedule B of the Town of Parker Sales and Use Tax Return, available here.