Auto Purchase/Lease

Auto Purchase or Lease

Pursuant to Section 4-3-40(C)(14) of the Greenwood Village Municipal Code, 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:

  • State of Colorado - 2.90%
  • Arapahoe County Open Space - 0.25%
  • Regional Transportation District (RTD - 1.00%
  • Cultural District - 0.10%
  • Total Tax Rate - 4.25%

Car Dealerships

Most local car dealerships are aware of the Village’s exemption. However, if the dealership is uncertain, please have them email Taxpayer Services or call 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.