YOUR SALES TAX MONEY BUILDS COMMUNITY
911 Emergency Communications
18.75% of Garfield County's 1% sales tax funds the Emergency Communications Authority. This is what puts an operator at the other end of 911 calls, so that people in need can be connected to the proper emergency response personnel.
Photo Courtesy of Colorado River Fire Rescue
The six municipalities split 9.375% of Garfield County's 1% sales tax.
Photo Credit: Pierre Hollard
The Whole Picture
Sales tax collected by Garfield County funds portions of the governmental entities and many of the organizations that make our community great.
Want to read a book?
Ever dial 911?
Do you drive?
All these services depend on your dollars being spent locally. Here is a chart showing exactly how big a piece of the pie the entities receive.