This memorandum answers common questions about how revenue from the marijuana industry fits into Colorado’s state budget.
Procedures for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reports Form
This memorandum memorializes the process for requesting and preparing greenhouse gas emissions reports (reports) pursuant to Section 2-2-322.3, C.R.S. It outlines the number of reports per session, the process for requesting reports, the preparation and timing of reports, and the preparation of...
Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee Summary Report.
Final Report for the Sales and Use Tax Task Force.
Summary report for the Zero Waste and Recycling Interim Study Committee.
Summary Report for the Water Resources Review Committee to the Legislative Council.
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 issue brief provides an overview of state laws related to state-sponsored retirement plans, retirement plan marketplaces, and multiple employer retirement plans for private sector workers. The brief also includes a discussion of related federal laws and Congressional activity.
This report contains the final audited figures for state revenue retained under Referendum C in the 2005‑06 through 2017‑18 state fiscal years and preliminary numbers for the 2018‑19 and 2019‑20 state fiscal years. It also reflects the actions of the General Assembly and Governor in spending...
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,...
Report No. 2019-TE27
Report No. 2019-TE28
Report No. 2019-TE29
Report No. 2019-TE
This issue brief describes single-use plastics, current Colorado law, proposed legislation in Colorado that would have addressed single-use plastics, and other states that have enacted single-use plastics legislation.
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.
Report No. 2019-TE15
Report No. 2019-TE16
Report No. 2019-TE17
Report No. 2019-TE18
Report No. 2019-TE19
Report No. 2019-TE20