Property taxes are collected during the current year for the prior year. Example 2011 property taxes are due and payable in 2012.
During January of each year, the Alamosa County Treasurer mails tax notices. Failure to receive such tax statement(s) shall not preclude collection by the Treasurer of the amount of taxes due and payable – C.R.S. 39-10-103, as amended. Tax notices are sent to the property owner. If a loan company is responsible for payment, the property owner is responsible to forward it to them.
- Administrative Fee: The Alamosa County Treasurer will assess a $5.00 administrative fee when payment of any real property tax statement is less than $10.00 – C.R.S. 30-1-102(3).
- Due dates for tax payment: Full payment is due April 30 the (U.S. Postal Service Postmark is accepted) OR half payments are due February 28th and June 15th with no penalty. Any tax amount less than $25.00 is due in one payment – C.R.S. 39-10-104, as amended.
- Delinquent property taxes due are advertised for three (3) consecutive weeks, beginning mid-October, in preparation for the Tax Lien Sale, held in November of each year.
- Delinquent mobile home taxes are advertised twice. Income producing personal property taxes are advertised one time before September 30th, in preparation for distrait and sale.
- The advertising and other expenses become part of the amounts due by the property owner.
- Current taxes may be paid by personal check, cash, money order or certified funds or credit card. Note: Credit card payments are assessed an additional 2.95% of the total payment through the Point and Pay Card Processing.
- Tax Lien Sale Certificates may be redeemed by the owner any time prior to the issuing of a Treasurer’s Deed.
- Redemptions Tax lien redemptions must pay by certified funds.