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2019 Temporary Income Tax Rate Reduction (20-02)

Subject
Fiscal Policy & Taxes
Published
01/14/2020

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 fiduciaries.  This issue brief provides information on this temporary income tax rate reduction.

Pursuant to HJR20-1007, the Second Regular Session of the 72nd General Assembly is Temporarily Adjourned until 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 30, 2020. 

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Temporary Guidelines for Review and Comment Meetings

The legislature will meet in limited session on Monday, March 30th. The Capitol will be open for the duration of the session for those with essential business related to the session. The building will not be available for public tours. People without essential business are encouraged to access the session through the General Assembly website and Colorado Channel.  Anybody with essential business related to the session will be required to practice appropriate social distancing measures.