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The refuse department picks up refuse daily. To find out what area and specifically when your refuse will be picked up, contact Laurie Black, utility billing at 970-564-4012
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The City of Cortez online payments are handled through Xpress Bill Pay, www.xpressbillpay.com. Select "Sign Up". Citizens must have their account number which is located the utility bills.
The city’s sales tax licenses are issued through MuniRevs, www.cortez.munirevs.com. Select “New Users”. The system guides potential business owners through the steps needed to complete the application. The cost is $10.00 and can be paid onlineand by check or debit/credit card at the end of the application process. Once a license is approved business owners will receive emails each month notifying of monthly tax filings due.
Contact our utility department, 970-564-4012. One will be delivered to your home.
The City of Cortez has a use tax on items over $1,000 that are bought out of town/state. A use tax is a tax on merchandise bought in one are but used/stored/registered in another. It is important that you check with the vehicle dealer when you buy a car out of town/state to make sure they are a town/state that reciprocates with the State of Colorado and Colorado Municipalities. If they are a reciprocal vendor, then you will not be charged any tax that would ordinarily be due that town/state, only paying town/state in the place you register your vehicle.
You can file an application online at www.colorado.gov/pacific/tax/sales-tax-account-license.