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Colorado property tax prepayments top $195 million after rush to duck GOP bill’s cap

Colorado property tax prepayments top $195 million after rush to duck GOP bill’s cap

More than $195 million property taxes flowed in to county treasurer’s across Colorado in the waning days of 2017 as taxpayers rushed to duck a new cap on deductions included in the recently passed Republican tax bill, deluging officials with an unprecedented wave of early funds.

Colorado property tax prepayments top $195 million after rush to duck GOP bill’s cap

Colorado property tax prepayments top $195 million after rush to duck GOP bill’s cap

More than $195 million property taxes flowed in to county treasurer’s across Colorado in the waning days of 2017 as taxpayers rushed to duck a new cap on deductions included in the recently passed Republican tax bill, deluging officials with an unprecedented wave of early funds.

Pressure is building to avert property tax cuts by amending the Colorado Constitution. But it’ll be a hard sell.

Pressure is building to avert property tax cuts by amending the Colorado Constitution. But it’ll be a hard sell.

Behind the scenes, pressure is building from a growing coalition of rural officials, advocacy groups and businesses to ask voters to amend the state constitution, possibly as soon as next year.

Pressure is building to avert property tax cuts by amending the Colorado Constitution. But it’ll be a hard sell.

Pressure is building to avert property tax cuts by amending the Colorado Constitution. But it’ll be a hard sell.

Behind the scenes, pressure is building from a growing coalition of rural officials, advocacy groups and businesses to ask voters to amend the state constitution, possibly as soon as next year.

Workers, advocates celebrate settlements in SkyHouse Denver wage case

Workers, advocates celebrate settlements in SkyHouse Denver wage case

Even though he was putting in 12 to 16 hour said he wasn’t concerned so much about being paid overtime while hanging drywall at the then under-construction SkyHouse Denver apartment tower two years ago. His biggest worry was getting paid at all.

Suds vs. schools: Castle Rock latest to jump into simmering standoff over setbacks

Suds vs. schools: Castle Rock latest to jump into simmering standoff over setbacks

The metro area’s escalating price for real estate is deepening a fault line between two rapidly growing sectors in Colorado: craft brewing and charter schools.

Suds vs. schools: Castle Rock latest to jump into simmering standoff over setbacks

Suds vs. schools: Castle Rock latest to jump into simmering standoff over setbacks

The metro area’s escalating price for real estate is deepening a fault line between two rapidly growing sectors in Colorado: craft brewing and charter schools.

Tax Time and Your Home Purchase

Great information from our friends at Cherry Creek Mortgage, and Lori Richardson, who we highly recommend. How You File Your Taxes May Affect Qualifying For a Home Loan! Tax time is just around the corner! As we all prepare to file our 2015 federal income tax return, I wanted share...