And in an effort to combat fraud, the state is also issuing some refunds via paper checks -- even if the taxpayer asked for direct deposit.
TABOR imposes complicated limits on residential property taxes, which results in some property-rich school districts having very low tax levies.
Want to know how the government is spending your money? A handy new Colorado tax calculator shows you -- down to the penny.
Our resident poet: "Everyone spends, everyone earns... and then there is the cold hard fact of taxes."
An IRS spokeswoman in Colorado says, "We usually see about 25 percent of folks wait until the last several days to file their taxes."
- Figuring out the penalty for not signing up for health insurance is just one complication. Tax filers who made more money last year than they anticipated may have to pay back some of their subsidy.Read More
Charley Samson on why Copland's classic is worth a listen on April 15.