Disabled Veteran Property Tax Exemption
This program is for Disabled Veterans who:
- Are RATED by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs at 100%, Permanently and Totally Disabled by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Individual Unacceptability does not qualify) AND
- You must have owned and occupied the property since January 1st of the year in which the Veteran is applying.
This exemption is 50% of the first 200,000 value of your home. The exemption is for primary residence only.
If you have questions please feel free to call The Colorado Division of Veterans Affairs at 303-284-6077 or fax an application into our office at 303-284-3163
Property Tax Deferral for Seniors and Active Military Personnel
This program defers the payment of property taxes as the State Treasurer’s office may make tax payments directly to the county on behalf of the participant for the tax amount due. The loan is logged as a lien against the participants property that does not have to be remitted until the participant no longer qualifies to defer the taxes. Send the application to the respective county treasurer between January 1 and April 1 of each year.
- Applicant must be a senior who is 65 years or older or a person called into military service pursuant to CRS 39 3.5-101 (1.8), on January 1 of the year in which the person files a claim.
- All prior years property taxes must be paid.
- Applicant must own and occupy the property as their primary residence (the property cannot be income producing)
- The total value of liens against the property cannot exceed 100% of the assessed market value.
- Mortgage lender agrees that the states in the property takes priority over all other interests.
- If a qualified applicant has a reverse mortgage. the property is only eligible for future deferrals if a subordination agreement from the mortgage lender is submitted with the application
- The deferral amount must be paid upon sale or transfer of the property (if not paid before).