Here’s how much money Colorado’s new nicotine, increased cigarette taxes generated in their first 5 months
Proposition EE, which was passed by voters in November and made the taxation changes, went into effect in January, raising the taxes on a pack of cigarettes to $1.94 from 84 cents
Billionaire Phil Anschutz and his wife are suing Colorado for a tax refund. How much they want is a secret.
Anschutz and his wife, Nancy, claim that changes in the federal tax code made through the CARES Act entitle them to lower taxes in previous years
Opinion: Biden’s plan to increase corporate taxes is wrong for Colorado’s businesses and workers
It's a recipe for disaster. Colorado’s businesses need a boost, not more barriers.
Colorado’s economy has recovered so quickly that the legislature will have to refund taxpayers under TABOR
While state coffers have recovered and employment is increasing, low-income, Black and Hispanic workers still lag in job recovery
Proponents of a tax hike on recreational cannabis get bipartisan endorsements
Former Democratic Gov. Bill Ritter, former Republican Gov. Bill Owens and state lawmakers from both parties have endorsed the effort
5 big tax bills Colorado lawmakers passed this year that will affect your wallet
Significant changes were made to property tax rates, tax loopholes and tax credits that will affect the wallets of people across the state
This senior property tax exemption has saved Colorado’s older homeowners millions. But it also has an equity problem.
As lawmakers continue their efforts to address housing issues, the exemption that’s less available to people of color will get a hard look with an eye toward fairness
Lawmakers can allow school districts to raise property taxes without voter approval, Colorado Supreme Court rules
Monday’s ruling will likely allow districts to recoup millions of dollars in lost revenue and resolve a complicated tax issue that’s been swirling around the legislature and schools since 2007
Colorado Democrats want to use one of TABOR’s most effective tax-halting mechanisms for themselves
House Bill 1321 comes as progressives have all but given up on doing away with TABOR, the 1992 constitutional amendment that has served as a third rail in Colorado politics ever since its passage
4 charts explaining Colorado’s sharply improving economy, even as low-income workers lag behind
The outlook is so rosy that lawmakers may even be forced to return money to Coloradans in the coming years because of government growth restrictions imposed by the Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights
Online sales boom poses challenges for Colorado tax forecasting — and for brick-and-mortar retailers
A 91% annual increase in e-commerce in Colorado last year is promising big changes to the state's retail landscape. “We are seeing trends that are not just going to be unique to the pandemic era,” says a finance professor.
Governor says Colorado is “bruised, battered and shaken,” but will be built back better than before
The biggest policy proposal Jared Polis introduced during his third State of the State speech, which we annotated, was around taxes
Longmont may still get its long-promised RTD rail line. But it may need help from Amtrak.
Boulder County voter agreed in 2004 to tax themselves to pay FasTracks rail service and have kicked in $500 million as the 38-mile Northwest line has evolved without stops in Boulder and Longmont.
$10 billion in recreational marijuana has now been sold in Colorado, fueled by strong 2020 sales
Colorado retailers continue to set new marijuana sales records each month, and the industry says it’s now time to return all that tax money to education funds.
What’s Working: What happened after the Colorado Dept. of Labor emailed 230,000 people that federal benefits were restarting
Plus: Clarity on the federal benefits rollout, getting verified against fraud when you don’t have a smartphone and yes, there are taxes on unemployment benefits
Emails show negotiations involving Colorado governor, cigarette giant that led to tobacco tax hike
The emails obtained by The Sun were included in lawsuits filed in Denver District Court and federal court against Gov. Jared Polis and backed by the discount cigarette company Liggett Vector Brands Inc. seeking to invalidate a minimum-price clause in Proposition EE
Opinion: Wealthy Coloradans should support paying their fair share of taxes
Colorado election 2020 results: President, Senate, House and ballot questions
The latest Colorado election results reported in real-time in the top races on the ballot
Nicolais: An extraordinary group of supporters have proclaimed Amendment B the right thing for Colorado
The campaign to repeal the Gallagher Amendment has brought together people and groups that have spent decades accustomed to fighting each other