Taxpayer Identity Verification

The Colorado Department of Revenue routinely takes precautionary measures to ensure taxpayer refunds are not diverted to identity thieves. The Department reviews all income tax refunds because it is operating in the public trust with revenue dollars collected and refunded. The Department has several refund factors it reviews, including factors for refund fraud related to identity theft. Our objective is to protect taxpayer information, as well as state revenue, and ensure taxpayers receive the Colorado state income tax refund to which they are entitled. However, these measures may delay any expected refund.

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