Don’t Get Overtaxed: A Guide to Colorado Property Taxes and Appeals

Don’t Get Overtaxed: A Guide to Colorado Property Taxes and Appeals

Benjamin Franklin’s famous statement — “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” — remains true to this day. But while the need to pay taxes is unavoidable, the amount you owe for your real estate taxes is not necessarily so set in stone. That amount can be challenged if you think … [Read more...]

Tenth Circuit reverses Colorado e-commerce decision, reinstates use tax notice statute

Tenth Circuit reverses Colorado e-commerce decision, reinstates use tax notice statute

In a blow to opponents of Colorado’s expansive sales and use tax regime, the Tenth Circuit reversed the decision of the district court in Direct Marketing Association v. Huber and dismissed the trade group’s case against Colorado’s reporting and notice requirements for e-commerce vendors outside of Colorado.  In … [Read more...]

Colorado legislature passes pilot program for Denver property tax appeals

Colorado legislature passes pilot program for Denver property tax appeals

On March 8, 2013, Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper signed into law House Bill 13-1113.  The legislation creates a pilot program that authorizes the governing body of the city and county of Denver, at the request of the Assessor, to elect an alternative protest and appeal procedure for property tax disputes.  … [Read more...]