Motor Vehicle - Sales Tax Information

State sales tax for all locations (As of January 1, 2003) : 2.90%

Central City: 4.0%

Black Hawk (When sale is between two Black Hawk residents): 4.00%

Gilpin County residents pay state and city taxes when applicable based upon where they live. Example: A person who lives in the city limits of Central City must pay 2.90% state sales tax and 4.00% city sales tax, for a total of 6.90% sales tax on the purchase price of the vehicle. A resident of unincorporated Gilpin County will only pay the 2.90% for state sales tax.

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