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This information is intended to provide basic guidelines regarding the collection of sales and use tax, ownership tax, and license fees. Further information may be obtained by contacting the Motor Vehicle Department via email at email@example.com.
Ownership Tax Calculator Estimate ownership taxes.
The following table is intended to provide basic information regarding the collection of sales and use tax and reflects rates currently in effect. Owners may be subject to a different tax rate if the vehicle was purchased within the entity where they reside (Fountain, Manitou Springs, or Monument). Rates also may change based on the date the vehicle was purchased. Further information may be obtained from the Motor Vehicle Department.
**BRRTABaptist Road Rural Transportation Authority
*PPRTA is due if the address is located in El Paso County, cities of Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Ramah, and Green Mountain Falls.
*PPRTA tax is not due if the address is located within the town limits of Calhan, Fountain, Monument, or Palmer Lake.
**BRRTA is due if the address is located in the town limits of Monument.
Ownership tax is a personal property tax based on the original taxable value (sticker price) of your vehicle. It is distributed to the various taxing entities in accordance with established mill levies. The chart below illustrates the distribution of the 2009 ownership taxes collected by our office.
Collection of Ownership Tax
The license fee is calculated based on the vehicle type and weight. This fee will always stay the same unless there is an increase in the fee through State legislation. This portion of your vehicle registration is distributed as follows:
Effective July 1, 2009
Exceptions: Collector plated vehicles (5-yr. registration) are charged the SB09-108 add-on fees for one year only & the fee increase for farm trucks/tractors is ½ of the amount listed above. The fees do not apply to vehicles (+50 yrs) with horseless carriage registration.
The filing fee is calculated based on size and type of document. This fee will always stay the same unless there is an increase in the fee through State legislation.
Type of Document
Per printed page up to 8.5 x 14 inch paper
Per printed page wider/longer than 8.5 x 14 inch paper