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Auto Purchase/Lease
Auto Purchase or Lease
Automotive vehicles registered to a resident located in the village are exempt from the 3% city sales / use tax. This applies to any car, truck, motorcycle, or vehicle that is registered with the Motor Vehicle Division of Arapahoe County regardless of where the dealership or leasing agent is located. The tax rate is 4.25%.

State and special district sales tax still apply as follows:
Location Tax Rate
State of Colorado 2.90%
Arapahoe County Open Space   .25%
Regional Transportation District (RTD) 1.00%
Cultural District 0.10%
Total 4.25%

Car Dealerships
Most local car dealerships are aware of the village’s exemption as noted in the following Letter on Auto Exemption. However, if the dealership is uncertain, please have them contact a member of Taxpayer Services at 303-486-8299. You can also inform the dealership that you wish to settle your tax obligation when you register your vehicle with Arapahoe County.