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The sales and use tax rate is 3.7%. The total tax rate for Pueblo is 7.6%. The breakdown consists of 3.7% for the City tax, 2.9% for the state tax, and 1% for the county tax.
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Anyone conducting any type of business or making deliveries within the City limits of Pueblo is required to obtain a license. Refer to Title 9, Section 9-1-2 and Title 14, Section 14-4-81 of City of Pueblo Ordinances.
There is a base fee of $50 for a business license. Depending on the type of business being conducted, there may be additional fees and requirements involved. You can refer to Title 9 - Licenses and Permits or contact our office at (719) 553-2659 for specifics.
There is a 3.7% use tax imposed on purchases made outside the City limits of Pueblo for use, storage, or consumption in the City of Pueblo. Refer to Title 14, Section 14-4-63 of the Pueblo City Ordinances for additional information.
Yes, all construction materials purchased or used within the City are taxable. There are no jobs that are exempt from sales and/or use tax. Construction contractors and/or subcontractors who perform a construction contract for a charitable or religious organization are considered to be the end user of all tangible personal property used or consumed and thus subject to sales and use tax. If the 3.7% City of Pueblo sales tax has not been paid, a 3.7% use tax is due. For more information, refer to the City of Pueblo Tax Guide.