Sales Tax & Revenue Collection

Revenue Streams

As a municipality our revenue streams vary from the typical (think parking tickets) to the not-so-typical (enterprises such as Mountain Munchkins Child Care). Following is a more complete list of our revenue streams in no particular order.

  1. Business license fees
  2. Liquor license fees
  3. Parking tickets & traffic fines
  4. Planning & Development Services Department fee schedule
  5. Community engagement fee schedule
  6. Mountain Munchkins child care
  7. Village Court Apartments
  8. Cable fees
  9. Water & sewer fees

Sales Tax Income

Sales tax income is a significant source of funding used to pay for community-wide services. We hope that you chose to dine, lodge and shop locally … the more you do, the better we may serve you. All sales in Mountain Village are accessed with an 8.65 percent sales tax, of which

  • One percent goes to San Miguel County.
  • 2.9 percent goes to the State of Colorado.
  • 4.5 percent goes to the Town of Mountain Village.
  • 0.25 percent goes to the Regional Transit Authority.

Above that, we collect a two percent restaurant tax and a four percent lodging tax, of which:

  • 50 percent of the lodging tax we collect goes to Colorado Flights Alliance for its Airline Guarantee Program.
  • 100 percent of the restaurant tax we collect goes to Colorado Flights Alliance for its Airline Guarantee Program.
  • Less two percent administrative fee of the remittance.

To see how we fare in terms of tax collection – current and historical – review our sales, lodging and restaurant tax collections document.