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Chaffee County Vehicle Sales Tax Increase (November 2011)

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A Chaffee County Vehicle Sales Tax Increase measure was on the November 1, 2011 ballot in Chaffee County.

This measure was defeated

  • YES 1,376
  • NO 4,839Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to increase the current sales tax by a rate of 2.25 percent on the storage, use and sale of vehicles in the county in order to help pay for emergency medical services offered in the county.[2] A public forum was held to address the three county issues on October 4 and 6, allowing those to speak out both for and against the proposed tax changes.[3]

Current Statewide

A 2013 statewide measure, Amendment 66, would authorize Colorado to increase taxes with an expected revenue increase of $950 million for school funding.[4]