To provide, to all of our customers, prompt and accurate financial services, information and planning in a fiscally responsible manner.


The Finance Department is responsible for accounting and reporting, including; accounts payable, accounts receivable, grant administration, financial compliance, and internal accounting controls.


The department coordinates the development of the county budget and financial projections. Oversees the appropriations process.

2017 Pitkin County Budget
Budgets from Previous Years

  1. Use Tax
  2. Sales Tax

The Pitkin County Finance Department coordinates the collection of the county's 0.5% (one half of one percent) use tax on construction and building material. Anyone doing construction and building work in Pitkin County can obtain an Use Tax Certificate and must pay an Use Tax Deposit. The Finance Department issues County Use Tax Certificates, records county use tax returns, and performs administrative and enforcement/audit functions.

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    Suite 106
    Basalt, CO 81621

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