Rebate Program - City of Fort Collins

City of Fort Collins

Data Provided By
United Way of Larimer County 2-1-1 - UWLC
General Information
Description of ServiceOffers a rebate to qualified residents for sales tax paid on food during the previous year. The rebate program runs from August 1 through October 31 each year and is designed to assist low income individuals, families, disabled individuals and seniors who live in Fort Collins.

Qualification for the rebate is based on annual household income according to HUD. Qualified applicants may receive approximately $63 per person in their household.

Other rebates are offered for utilities and property or rent paid the previous year for individuals 65 and up or disabled (or someone in the household) and meet income limits.

A Fort Collins resident may qualify only for the food tax rebate, or for all three rebates if they meet criteria. A resident living in the growth management area may only qualify for the food tax rebate.
LocationLarimer County
Geographical AreaCity of Fort Collins
Facility/ADA AccessYes
Intake ProcedureCall, walk in, or download the application from the website. Applications can be mailed if needed.
Intake RequirementsIndividuals need to provide:
- Proof of income for previous year
- Picture ID
- Proof of rent paid in previous year (only if applying for property tax rebate)
- Proof of disability, when applicable
Helpful TipsApplications for the previous rebate year will be available on August 1st of the current year.

Individuals may check to see if their address falls within the eligible Growth Management Area for the grocery rebate by visiting this site:
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Language Line Available
EligibilityLow-income individuals, families, and seniors who live in Fort Collins and Growth Management Area. Household income requirements change yearly. Below are the annual household income limits according to household size for 2018:
- 1 person - no more than $26,900 annually
- Family of 2 - no more than $30,750 annually
- Family of 3 - no more than $34,600 annually
- Family of 4 - no more than $38,400 annually
- Family of 5 - no more than $41,500 annually
- Family of 6 - no more than $44,500 annually
- Family of 7 - no more than $47,650 annually
- Family of 8 - no more than $50,700 annually
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNone
Hours of Operation Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information
Contact's Name Jennifer Poznanovic
Contact's Position Sales Tax/Revenue Senior Manager
Contact's Phone (970) 416-2304
Physical Site Address 1 215 N Mason St
Physical Site Address 2 2nd Fl
Physical Site City, State, Zip Fort Collins, CO 80524
Mailing Address 1 PO Box 580
Mailing City, State, Zip Fort Collins, CO 80522
Main Phone (970) 416-2304
Fax (970) 221-6782
Web Address
Additional Information
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: City of Fort Collins
Affiliated Program: City of Fort Collins
This Service: Rebate Program - City of Fort Collins
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Property Tax Rebate Information (DT-8700.6500-700)
Sales Tax Information (DT-8700.7800)
Utility Tax Exemption Information (DT-8700.9000)