This memorandum provides information on five types of programs that provide property tax and/or rental cost relief to seniors.
Focus Colorado presents forecasts for the economy and state government revenue through FY 2020-21. 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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The General Assembly considered bills that modified the responsibilities of the Colorado Department of Revenue (DOR), clarified taxing requirements, and made changes to the tax remittance process.
House Bill 18-1379 amends the Public School Finance Act of 1994 to provide funding for school districts in FY 2018‑19. The bill was signed by the Governor on May 24, 2018, and became effective on that date. House Bill 18-1322, the "Long Bill," appropriates most of the state aid distributed to...
During the 2008 session, the General Assembly enacted House Bill 08-1335, the Building Excellent Schools Today (BEST) act. The act replaced existing law concerning state financial assistance for public school capital construction and established a grant program in order to accelerate funding for...
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,...
The passage of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) is expected to increase Colorado’s state income tax revenue beginning in FY 2017-18 through at least FY 2026-27. Revenue impact estimates are currently unchanged from those published in the December 2017 Legislative Council Staff forecast...
The Colorado General Assembly considered a number of bills during the 2017 legislative session regarding the administration of taxes, and state taxes and tax programs.
During the 2017 legislative session, the General Assembly considered a variety of measures related to local government. These topics were wide-ranging and encompassed special districts, local taxes, and intergovernmental agreements and contracts. Peace officer status, nonprofit boards, and...
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Legislative Council Staff conducts a study of the cost of living in each school district every two years to update the cost-of-living factors used in the state's school finance funding formula as required by state law. The first study was conducted in 1993, and a study has been...