February 11, 2016

Finance Department

The Finance Department accounts for the collection, disbursement and investment of the city funds; administers the accounting, payroll and record systems; issues licenses and does all activities relevant to the City Clerk’s Office as defined in the City Charter and Code.

A Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is completed yearly.

2014 CAFR

2013 CAFR

2012 CAFR

2011 CAFR

2010 CAFR

The Department staff consists of seven people including a Director, who serves as City Clerk, an Administrative Assistant, who serves as Deputy Clerk, a Purchasing Technician, a Sales Tax Analyst, and three Account Clerks.

How to read your utility bill.

Utility bill automatic payment service.

City Sales Tax

   City of Sterling     (paid to Sterling) 3.0%
   Logan County     (paid to Colorado) 1.0%
   Platte Valley RTA Tax    (paid to Colorado) 0.1%
   State of Colorado     (paid to Colorado) 2.9%
                          TOTAL SALES TAX: 7.0%

Sales Tax Online Application – use this form to electronically submit your application directly to the Finance Department.

Printable Sales Tax Forms are available by clicking the FORMS tab above.

State of Colorado Tax Information