If a property owner believes that the real property has been incorrectly valued by the Assessor. The current year's assessment may be appealed from May 1st through June 1st. For personal property, the appeal period last from June 15th to June 30th.
To appeal an assessment, you should explain why you believe the value is wrong. By comparing your property to other similar properties that sold, you can determine whether or not your property has been fairly valued.
IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT SALES INFORMATION: For purposes of tax year 2013 and 2014 property valuations, Colorado Law (and two published Colorado Court Cases) prohibits the Assessor from considering any property sales occurring after June 30, 2013.
As part of your appeal, we may require a property inspection. This will enable us to verify that we have correct information about your property, including size, amenities and interior finish.
If you appeal, we will mail you a response by the last working day in June for real property appeals; July 10th for personal property appeals. The response will explain how to appeal to the County Board of Equalization (County Commissioners) if you are still dissatisfied. The appeal to the County Board of Equalization (CBOE) must be filed by July 15th for real property appeals; July 20th for personal property appeals. The CBOE meets in July or early August. They must conclude their hearings by August 5th and notify petitioners of their decision within five working days.
If you wish to appeal a decision of the CBOE, you must do so within 30 days of their decision.