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A dynamic model attempts to quantify the downstream effects of a policy change throughout the economy. Legislative Council Staff (LCS) does not conduct dynamic modeling, which means that fiscal notes and other analyses are limited to the scope of legislation’s direct impacts and, in...
When Colorado taxpayers file their 2019 income taxes, they will pay tax at a rate of 4.50 percent, rather than the state’s usual 4.63 percent rate. The rate reduction affects state income tax payments by all taxpayers, including individuals, corporations, non-corporate businesses, and other...
Final Report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee.
In place of property taxes, Colorado citizens pay the specific ownership tax (SOT) on their vehicles. This issue brief provides an overview of the SOT, describes how the SOT is calculated, lists the SOT exemptions, and describes its collection and distribution.
This memorandum provides an overview of the process to recall an office holder in Colorado and the various ways to fill a vacancy that occurs in an elected office at the federal, state, or local level in Colorado.
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the School Safety Committee. This committee was created by a resolution adopted by the Executive Committee of the Legislative Council during the 2019 legislative interim. The purpose of this committee was to study how violence at, and threats of...
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,...
Final report to the Colorado General Assembly by the Early Childhood and School Readiness Legislative Commission. The purpose of this commission is to study issues related to early childhood and school readiness in order to improve the state’s early childhood policies.
This memorandum answers common questions about how revenue from the marijuana industry fits into Colorado’s state budget.
This issue brief provides an overview of Regional Accountable Entities, organizations responsible for coordinating the physical and behavioral health care of the state’s Medicaid members.
Summary Report for the School Safety Committee to the Legislative Council.
Tax Expenditure Evaluation Interim Study Committee Summary Report.
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...
Three bills that were enacted during the 2019 legislative session significantly affected the financing of public schools in Colorado:
- Senate Bill 19-246 amended the Public School Finance Act of 1994 to provide funding for school districts in FY 2019-20. The bill was signed by
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...
Reading competency is pivotal to the academic development of Colorado’s students. State law targets the early elementary grades as the essential time and location for developing the reading skills necessary for successful academic achievement in later grades. This issue brief provides...