Questioning your Property Tax Assessment? Explore Your Options!
With springtime upon us in Colorado it also means it is the season for property taxes. By now, the majority of Coloradans have received their property tax evaluation notices. If you've been putting off addressing your tax valuation, we understand that it can be overwhelming and confusing. However, we're here to assist you in comprehending the process, taking appropriate action, and exploring your options.
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Appealing your Property Tax Assessment!
When your property's value is assessed for tax purposes, the local tax authority may not always take into account all the changes that have occurred to your property. This assessment directly impacts the amount you pay in property tax.
Due to recent developments related to your property, you might believe that its value is significantly lower than the assessed tax amount. Conversely, you may also think that the valuation is too low.
If you believe that your property tax assessment is unjust, you have the option to file an appeal.
To simplify the process for you, we have provided links for each county where you can directly appeal your tax assessment. This way, you can easily access the necessary resources to initiate your appeal.
Adams County - Check out the sales interactive map. Must have access key from the postcard.
Arapahoe County - Check out the comparable sales tool.
Boulder County - Click on property search to find comparable sales. Must create an account to appeal.
Broomfield County - Check out the comparable sales.
Denver County - Check out the neighborhood sales tab.
Douglas County - Check out the comparable sales tool. spreadsheet.
Larimer County - Check out the comparable sales tool.
Weld County - Check out the comparable sales tool.
Tax Exemptions Resources
Do you qualify for any of the following?
Senior Tax Exemption: The Senior Citizen Exemption is available to applicants who are at least 65 years of age prior to January 1 of the year of application, owned their home for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1, and occupied it as their primary residence for at least 10 consecutive years prior to January 1. The application must be filed no later than July 15 to have the exemption applied to your tax bill the following year.
DISABLED VETERAN SURVIVING SPOUSE: The exemption is available to surviving spouses of disabled veterans who had the disabled veteran exemption and who passed away prior to January 1 of the current year.
GOLD STAR SPOUSE EXEMPTION: The Gold Star Spouse exemption is available to surviving spouses of Gold Star veterans. The property must be owner-occupied and used as the primary residence of an owner-occupier who is the surviving spouse of a qualifying disabled veteran or a qualifying Gold Star veteran. The application deadline for 2023 is July 1. The applications are available from the Division of Veterans Affairs or the county assessor of the county in which the property is located. The application for the disabled veteran surviving spouse must be returned to the county assessor. The application for the Gold Star veteran surviving spouse must be submitted to the Division of Veterans Affairs listed above.
Click on your county below to be redirected to the correct website.
Do you have questions regarding Senior and Veteran Exemptions, or Exemptions for Religious, Charitable, School, and Fraternal/Veteran Organizations? Click here to view the proper forms or scan the QR code below!