TABOR imposes complicated limits on residential property taxes, which results in some property-rich school districts having very low tax levies.
- The ruling said in part that the evidence suggested that Bruce delayed responding to the Colorado Revenue Department's initial inquiry "to create a statue of limitations defense."Read more
The justices want the appeals court to take into account new precedents they set with a ruling Monday concerning Arizona’s redistricting commission.
- Colorado collected 17 percent more tax revenue last year than it did in 2008, right before the start of the Great Recession.Read more
- Without voter approval, the Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR) requires that money be refunded.Read more
In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, the governor talked taxes, a possible veto, and the failed plan to end homelessness in Denver.
Republicans say taxpayers, not the state, should get the refunds.
The House speaker, a Democrat, is pushing an effort to let the state keep money it would otherwise have to send back to taxpayers.