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Taxes levied on real and personal property are a perpetual lien on the property without respect to ownership and have priority over all liens until they are paid in full. The buyer and seller must settle who is responsible for the tax liability. Generally, at the closing the title company will collect a pro rata share of the current year's taxes from the seller and credit it to the buyer. Please review your closing papers. Call us for more information at (970) 453-3440 or send an email to Treasurer@summitcountyco.gov.
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To change your address, use our quick link Address Change Form located on our home page or contact the Assessor’s office - 970-453-3480 or send an email to AssessorAdmin@summitcountyco.gov.
First half payments are due February 28th and second half payments are due June 15th. If paying in full, the deadline is April 30th.
Once taxes become late, a 1% fee is added per month.
Your property now has a lien on it, meaning an investor purchased a lien by paying your delinquent property taxes at our annual sale. The investor will now earn interest off of this lien through a tax rate set by statute. The lien on your property can be redeemed at any time with the required forms completed and a certified fund payment. Additional fees will apply. Call us at (970) 453 – 3440 or email Treasurer@summitcountyco.gov to learn more about the redemption process and for updated amounts.
No, you will not. Property owners will have an additional 3 years before the tax lien buyer can apply for the deed to said property.
Real Property is property considered ’fixed’ to nature (this could mean the land or any improvements).Personal property is generally in regards to business, but property that is moveable and typically creates an income (equipment, furniture, etc). All personal property is still taxable unless exempt by law.
You can verify if your taxes have been paid by going to the home page of our website, "View Transaction History", and type in your schedule number. From here, you can see if you have a balance due, a tax lien, or no balance due at this time. You can also verify if all taxes have been paid by calling our office - 970-453-3440 or send an email to Treasurer@summitcountyco.gov.
To receive a receipt, click the "View Transaction History" button at the center of our homepage. From there, you can search for your property by schedule number. You can view your current property data, print your account statement, or print a tax notice. With any additional questions, feel free to call our office at (970) 453-3440 or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can obtain an account summary for you.
On the Treasurer’s home page, click the "Register for eNotices" button. From there, you will be asked to fill out a form with your property and personal information to register. You will need to obtain the authorization code from our office to complete this form. Please call (970) 453-3440 or send an email to Treasurer@summitcountyco.gov.
Yes, we accept postal service postmarks showing the current year payment was mailed on the payment due date. Postmarks are not accepted for payments intended to pay off a tax lien. Call the Treasurer's office for more information at (970) 453-3440 or send an email to Treasurer@summitcountyco.gov.