The deadline for business owners to make personal property declarations has been extended to June 15, due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. The declaration deadline extension, which was moved from April 15 to June 15, was enacted by an executive order from Colorado Gov. Jared Polis on April 2.
The Garfield County Assessor’s Office has mailed the 2021 Notice of Valuation (NOV) to every property owner in Garfield County. This marks the end of a two-year process, in which data was collected and analyzed from the real estate market and new values were placed on all property within the county. The month of May provides an opportunity for property owners to appeal the updated value or classification of their property. Property owners can bring any concerns to the assessor’s office at any time of the year but making appeals in May preserves more opportunities for further appeal, if necessary.
Garfield County residents will soon receive property tax notices in the mail. Approximately 30,000 notices were mailed out to property owners Jan. 27. The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners has certified $153 million in taxes to be collected through this tax cycle, up from $147 million in 2019. Property owners may pay taxes in halves, or all at once; the deadlines for half payments are Feb. 29, 2020 and June 15, 2020. The deadline for a full payment is April 30, 2020. Property owners can make payments online at www.garfield-county.com/treasurer/taxpayments through a secure payment portal with the Garfield County