Many Coloradans are likely familiar with a local invention known as the Denver Boot™, the vehicle‑immobilizing device they may find on their vehicle as a result of a parking violation. This issue brief provides an overview of Colorado laws and regulations related to towing and the...
Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee Summary Report.
Summary report for the Transportation Legislation Review Committee.
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Sales and Use Tax Task Force.
In 1990, Colorado voters passed a constitutional amendment allowing limited gaming only in the cities of Central City, Black Hawk, and Cripple Creek. Limited gaming is defined as “the use of slot machines and the card games of blackjack and poker, each game having a maximum single bet of five...
This memorandum provides an overview of electric vehicles, including vehicle electrification policies, electric vehicles in Colorado, recent Colorado legislation, and future considerations.
Transportation infrastructure in the United States is primarily funded through motor fuel (gas) taxes. Facing declining future revenues and increased construction costs, some states have begun to experiment with a new way of funding transportation: the road usage charge. This issue brief...
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2019-20. Implications of the forecast for the state's General Fund budget and spending limit are described in the report's highlights and executive summary sections. The report is based on current law,...
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This memorandum provides an overview of Colorado motor vehicle registration fees. There are two types of fees when vehicles are registered annually: registration fees and the specific ownership tax. The memorandum discusses the history and distribution of vehicle registration fees and...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered transportation funding, policies of the Colorado Department of Transportation and the Public Utilities Commission, [motor vehicles, and other modes of transportation.] An overview of Colorado’s transportation system can be...
This memorandum provides information intended to aid in the evaluation of legislation that would create a new or alter an existing tax expenditure. State law defines a tax expenditure as a “tax provision that provides a gross or taxable income definition, deduction, exemption, credit, or rate...
During the 2019 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a number of bills regarding fiscal policy, taxes, and financial services.
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