A bogus tax distraint warrant has appeared in Garfield County, and citizens are asked to be vigilant and not to respond to the fraudulent notices. Garfield County Treasurer Carrie Couey is aware of at least one fake tax distraint warrant that was recently delivered to a resident. “If an official distraint notice comes from the Garfield County Treasurer’s Office, it will have ‘Garfield County Distraint Warrant’ printed on it, as well as the treasurer’s signature and seal,” she said. “If real, the warrant would be hand-delivered by a member of the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office.” If you receive a fraudulent
Garfield County property tax notices are in the mail, and residents can expect them in the coming days. Approximately 30,000 notices were mailed out to property owners on Jan. 21. The Garfield County Board of County Commissioners has certified $151.9 million in taxes to be collected through this tax cycle, up from $148.7 million in 2021. Property owners may pay taxes in halves or all at once; the deadlines for half payments are Feb. 28, 2022, and June 15, 2022. The deadline for a full payment is April 30, 2022. In 2022, 45.3 percent of property tax distribution is going
The 2021 tax lien sale takes place on Friday, Nov. 5. The sale will be administered by Realauction, and is conducted with the goal of fairness and efficiency.