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Tax Information

Sales Tax

Arvada (Jefferson County) 3.46% 1.6% 2.9% 7.96%
    1.0% (RTD)    
    0.1% (Cultural)    
    0.5% (Jeffco Open Space)    
Arvada (Adams County) 3.46% 1.85% 2.9% 8.21%
    1.0% (RTD)    
    0.1% (Cultural)    
    0.75% (Adams County)    

Income Tax

Colorado Corporate Income Tax Rate: 4.63%

Property Tax

The County Assessor determines the actual market value of your property, the Colorado Legislature sets the assessment percentage, and the taxing agencies set the mill levies. The City of Arvada maintains one of the lowest property tax rates in the Denver Metro Area with a mill levy of just 4.31.

Property Tax Example

The following example illustrates how property taxes are calculated:
Actual Value x Assessment % = Assessed Value x Mill Levy = Taxes Dues

Questions regarding property tax should be addressed to the county that your property resides in:

Jefferson County Assessor  (303) 271.8330
Adams County Assessor  (720) 523.6038


If you need additional assistance, contact the AEDA staff directly at 720.898.7010 or