Two Recent Colorado Supreme Court Decisions May Result in Some Undeveloped Parcels of Land Being Taxed at a Higher Rate 16:52, December 5, 2020

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By Kelcey C. Nichols, Garfield & Hecht, P.C. In Colorado, “residential land” has generally been taxed at a significantly lower rate then “vacant land”. In 2020, the Residential Assessment Rate was 7.15%. In contrast, the assessment rate for “vacant land” was 29%, more than three times higher. In the last few years, the Colorado Court […]

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Over the past few months, Governor Jared Polis signed a number of executive orders intended to protect tenants renting residential property in Colorado from the adverse impacts of COVID-19. Until recently, the executive orders did not prohibit evictions. Instead, they lengthened the statutory period granted to tenants to cure defaults due to nonpayment of rent. […]

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Water rights are an important property right and are part of an ever-changing landscape.  This year, 2020, is an important year for protecting water rights as it is a year that the State of Colorado Division of Water Resources (“DWR”) publishes its decennial abandonment lists for each Water Division in the State.  These Water Divisions […]

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