Effective January 1, 2011, the Lodging Tax is 2.0%
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CITY OF ASPEN 2.0% LODGING TAX
In order to raise revenues for specific purposes (25% to fund the Local Transit Services and 75% to promote tourism in Aspen), voters have approved a Lodging Tax of 2.0%.
- The City of Aspen's Lodging Tax applies to all lodging stays of less than 30 days within Aspen's city limits.
- The City's 2.4% sales tax and 2.0% lodging tax are remitted directly to the City of Aspen on the same return.
The total combined tax rate for short term lodging rentals is 11.3%.
Any businesses or individuals renting or leasing short term lodging for stays of less than 30 days will be required to file two tax returns:
- City of Aspen Return with combined 2.4% sales tax and 2.0% lodging tax; and
- State of Colorado Return with combined Pitkin County (3.6%), Roaring Fork Transportation Authority (0.4%), and State of Colorado (2.9%) for a total of 6.9%.
For additional information, please contact the Finance Department at 970-920-5036, or e-mail us at AspenSalesTax@cityofaspen.com.