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PROTESTING YOUR PROPERTY VALUE

Current options for protesting your property value:

2017 Tax Year – the deadline to protest the 2017 value has passed. An appeal can be filed beginning January 2, 2018 per the “Prior year appeals” information shown below.

Prior year appeals

2015 & 2016 Tax Years: An Abatement Petition may be filed for 2015 & 2016 at this time; the petition must be filed no later than January 2, 2018.

Find the BoCC Petitions for Abatement or Refund of Taxes forms along with instructions on the Assessor's Office - Online Forms page.

Frequently Asked Questions

A protest is an opportunity to demonstrate to the appraisal staff in the Assessor’s Office that your property’s assigned value or classification is inaccurate.  Your protest should provide evidence to support your position. 

Reasons to appeal include:
  • Incorrect property characteristics – property square footage, condition, bath count, use, etc.
  • Estimated value is too high – provide market data to support a reduction in value.
  • Incorrect property classification – the assessor is required to classify property based on the actual use as of Jan 1st of every year. 

After a protest is submitted, it is assigned to a member of the appraisal staff who will review the information presented and make a determination.  A determination can either be to adjust the assigned value/classification, or deny the appeal and retain the current assigned value.  The Assessor will notify you of the determination.

 

Online & Downloadable Forms

 

CONTACT US
 

 

Webb Municipal Office Building
201 W. Colfax Ave., Dept. 406
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: (720) 913-1311
Fax: (720) 913-4101
assessor@denvergov.org

Business Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.

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