Financial Services Department


Financial Services employee at the customer counter

The staff members of the Financial Services Department provide the following services:

  • Wastewater billing and collection
  • Preparation of the annual budget and annual audit     
  • Processing of city payables and payroll                          
  • Cash management, including investing city revenues and debt management
  • Management of employee benefit finances
  • Administration of development impact fees

Revenues collected by or received

  • The city does not collect a property tax.
  • The city charges a monthly sewer fee per residential property. See the city fee schedule
  • The city receives state-shared revenues from the vehicle license tax, income tax, state sales tax, gasoline tax and state lottery.
  • The city receives franchise fees from APS, UniSource Energy Services, Arizona Water Company, Oak Creek Water Company, and Suddenlink.

City sales tax 

  • Sedona's retail sales tax rate in Yavapai County is 9.85 percent, which includes 3.5 percent city tax. 
  • Sedona's retail sales tax rate in Coconino County is 10.40 percent, which includes 3.5 percent city tax.