Guide for relocation to Steamboat Springs, CO

Tax Structure

  • Sales tax: Steamboat Springs 4%, Routt County 1%, Colorado 2.9%, Routt RE School District 0.5%, Local Marketing District airline service 0.25%.
  • Short-term accommodations tax: 1%
  • Local marketing district lodging tax: 2%
  • School tax: 0.5%, allocated by the Steamboat Springs Education Fund Board
  • Routt County reappraises property every odd year for the two following years. This market value is multiplied by the assessment rate of 7.96% for all residential properties (29% for all other properties).
  • Commercial property accounts for four times the amount per $100,000 in valuation as residential property tax.
  • Colorado income tax: 4.63% of taxable federal income.