Treasurer

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Working on Income Taxes and need to know what you paid in 2020 for property taxes?  

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News and Updates:

The 2020 Payable 2021 Property Tax Statements and Postcards have been mailed, if you have not received your statement please call, email or visit the Treasurer Property Tax Records Site to obtain a duplicate notice. Property taxes can be paid in either two half payments or one full payment. The 1st Half is due March 1, 2021 and the 2nd Half is due June 15, 2021 OR they can be paid in full by May 3, 2021.  

If you received a notice for a property you no longer own, please disregard the notice. You do not need to call the Treasurer's office. The new owner is responsible for paying the taxes and we will send them a notice when the ownership records are updated; the Assessor's office is currently processing deeds recorded in October 2020. For property value info visit the Assessor Property Records Search site or call 303-271-8600.

On June 1, 2020 we transitioned to a four-day work week.  We are open Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed on Fridays.

The Treasurer is also the Public Trustee: 

Pursuant to HB 19-1295, commencing July 1, 2020, the county treasurer for each Class 2 county (Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Douglas, El Paso, Jefferson, Larimer, Mesa, Pueblo and Weld) will serve as the public trustee for the county.  

About the Treasurer’s Office

The Jefferson County Treasurer collects property taxes, invest funds, disburses money to cities and districts and acts as county banker.

The County Treasurer does NOT:

  • Raise or lower taxes 
  • Limit government
  • Protect property rights

Taxes are Impacted by the voters and county commissioners.

  1. Property Taxes
  2. Financial Reports
  3. NOTES

Additional Information

Due Dates:  Property taxes become due on January 1 for the previous year. Payments are due either in two equal installments or in one full installment. 

  • FIRST HALF:  MARCH 1, 2021 (February 28 falls on a Sunday)
  • SECOND HALF:  JUNE 15, 2021
  • FULL PAYMENT:  May 3, 2021 (April 30 falls on Friday and we are closed on Fridays) 

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Search and Online Payments: Click the button below to search our property tax records and online payment site button for property tax search and online payments

Mailing Address Changes:  It is important to keep your mailing address current. It is the property owner’s responsibility to update mailing addresses in writing to ensure delivery of the annual property tax and value notifications. 

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Unpaid Property Taxes:  Every October the Treasurer’s office has an online auction for unpaid property taxes. We do not sell the property.  The taxes are purchased by investors. The investor that holds the lien will be notified every August of any unpaid taxes and can endorse those taxes to the existing lien. Owners have three years from said tax sale to payoff the lien before it becomes eligible for a Treasurer’s Deed.

Paying off Tax Liens:  Please contact our office to request a payoff amount for a Tax Lien: 303-271-8330 or email us treasurer@jeffco.us. We will only accept cash or certified funds (e.g. Cashier’s Check or money order) payable to Jefferson County Treasurer for payment of a tax lien. Payments need to be received in our office by 5:00 pm the last business day of the month, postmarks are not accepted for tax liens. 

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