The money you spend shopping, dining and playing in Parker has a direct impact on your local government’s ability to provide the great services and amenities on which you, your friends and family rely.
Sales tax is the Town of Parker's main source of revenue, accounting for more than 80 percent of the Town’s revenue collection each year. The total sales tax rate in Parker is 8%, of which the Town receives 3%. Of Parker’s 3%, 2.5% is distributed to the General Fund and 0.5% is designated for the Parks and Recreation Fund. Of the remaining 5%, the State of Colorado receives 2.9%, Douglas County receives 1%, Regional Transportation District (RTD) receives 1%, and Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) receives 0.1%.
Parker’s sales tax revenue provides funding for police protection and public safety; road and traffic enhancements and improvements; parks, trails and recreation facilities; cultural performances and classes, community events and more.
To help keep your local economy strong and keep your tax dollars local, we encourage you to Choose Parker!
Choose Parker Campaign Website
Town of Parker Budget
Open Budget Parker Website
Sales Tax and Use Rates