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1. What are the sales tax rates for Jefferson County?
2. What is the address for the Jefferson County Accounting Department?

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1. Aren't these aircraft flying too low?
2. Can Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport change plane routes?
3. How are noise hotline statistics kept?
4. How can I get more information about events and issues at Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport?
5. How does RMMA reconcile with the FAA and individual pilots who do not comply with the voluntary noise abatement program?
6. What about airports that have had federal assistance in their noise mitigation efforts?
7. What happens when I call the noise complaint line (303-271-4874)?
8. What is a Drone?
9. What is Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport doing about noise?
10. Who controls the planes flying overhead, and why do so many flights cross over noise-sensitive areas?
11. Why can't airplanes climb higher before flying over residential areas?
12. Why can't the planes fly to the south of the Rock Creek subdivision? Or, why must they fly over my subdivision?
13. Why do aircraft take off and land at early and late hours?
14. Why wasn't I notified about the airport when I moved into the area?

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1. Is it illegal for dogs to bite?
2. Is it illegal to harbor a female dog in heat?
3. Where can my dog run off-leash?
4. Why should I license my dog?

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1. How Property Taxes are Calculated

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1. How can I remove the name of a deceased person from the records?
2. How do I change my name if I get married?
3. How do I correct my name if it is spelled wrong in the records?
4. How do I remove or add someone's name or change the title on my property?
5. How is the acreage of my property determined, and how can I have it corrected if I disagree with your information?
6. We are having a dispute with our neighbors over a boundary line. Can you help?
7. What is a statement of authority, and why do you want us to record one?

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1. How do I apply for the Senior Property Tax Exemption?
2. How much is the Senior Property Tax Exemption?
3. I applied for the Property Tax Exemption for Seniors previously. Do I have to apply again?
4. What does this mean in terms of property taxes?
5. Who is eligible for the Senior Property Tax Exemption?

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1. Am I eligible for a concealed handgun permit if I’m here on a work Visa, an immigrant or a non-immigrant?
2. Can I carry a handgun into open space and state park areas?
3. Can I get a concealed handgun permit if I have a medical marijuana permit, card or certificate?
4. Can I renew my concealed handgun permit if I move to another county?
5. Do other states honor Colorado’s concealed handgun permit and reciprocity?
6. How do I become a legal resident of Colorado?
7. How do I find C.R.S. section 18-8-503 regarding question three on the concealed handgun permit application?
8. How do I know if I’m prohibited to own or possess a firearm?
9. How do I renew my Jefferson County concealed handgun permit?
10. How long does the process take once a concealed handgun permit application is submitted?
11. How long is the concealed handgun permit valid?
12. If I move to Colorado, is my out-of-state concealed handgun permit valid?
13. If I move to Jefferson County, how do I renew my concealed handgun permit from another county?
14. If I obtain a concealed handgun permit, do I have to carry my handgun concealed?
15. If I obtain a concealed handgun permit, will the sheriff’s office release my information to the public?
16. If I own property in Colorado and another state, where do I apply for a concealed handgun permit?
17. If I’m a current Colorado resident, is my out-of-state concealed handgun permit valid here?
18. What are the concealed handgun carry restrictions?
19. What happens to my concealed handgun permit if I move within Colorado or out of the state?
20. What should I do if I lose my concealed handgun permit card?
21. Where may I get a handgun training certificate?

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1. I am the legal next of kin and my loved one is at the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office. What are the next steps?
2. I am the next of kin and there is property at the coroner's office that I need to pick up. How can I do that?
3. I'm not the next of kin, but I would like information about the death of a friend or relative. What information can I obtain?
4. If an autopsy is required for my loved one, will I be charged a fee?
5. May I view or visually identify my relative at the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office?
6. My loved one has died and I have no money to pay a mortuary to handle the arrangements. What can I do?
7. What records does the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office produce?
8. What volunteer or internship opportunities are available with the Jefferson County Coroner’s Office?
9. When a person dies, where is the body taken?
10. When is an autopsy performed, and what if I disagree with the decision regarding autopsy for my loved one?
11. When must the coroner's office be notified of a death?

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1. Is it true that is I live in a remote location, the system won’t be able to find me?
2. Is CodeRED vital in an emergency? Or does it just notify me of Farmer’s Markets, tree lightings, movie nights, etc?
3. Am I guaranteed to receive a call when a disaster occurs if I am registered?
4. Can I have my landline removed from CodeRED when and if I choose?
5. Can I have my phone number associated with several addresses so I can monitor my parents’ home and my kids as well?
6. Can I only register one phone number for my address?
7. Can I select the types of emergency situations that I want to be included in the notification and exclude others?
8. If I have call screening/interception to discourage telemarketers, will I receive the alerts?
9. Do I have to pay for the service?
10. I never get any calls, is the system working?
11. Can you only be notified via text alerts?
12. Will I still receive emergency notifications if I don't sign up?
13. If I have a profile on Smart911 will I receive notifications?
14. If I am on vacation will I be contacted if an emergency affects the address entered?
15. If I don't answer my phone, will the system leave a message?
16. What do I do if I made a mistake on my account?
17. If I miss part of the message, is there a way to listen to it again?
18. Can I get the same information from a police scanner?
19. If the power grid fails, will I still receive the notification on my landline?
20. Is it complicated to add my phone number to the CodeRED database?
21. Will my number be sold to telemarketers?
22. Can I receive notifications through the App on my phone?
23. Doesn't the sheriff's office already have my phone number?
24. Do these calls count against my cell phone's minutes plan?

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1. Do I need a health card to work in Jefferson County?
2. Do restaurant employees have to wear hair nets?
3. Do restaurant employees need to wear gloves?
4. How do I apply for a Colorado food service license? What paperwork will I need?
5. I am going to be opening a new retail food establishment; when should I contact the Health Department?
6. I became sick after eating at a restaurant, what should I do?
7. How do I schedule an inspection for a pre-opening?
8. I noticed an open dumpster behind a restaurant and trash scattered around the area, is this okay?
9. I want to do catering from my home; can I do that?
10. I want to make food in my home and sell it. How do I get a food service license?
11. How do I report a dirty kitchen, bathroom and dining room at a restaurant?
12. How do I know if a restaurant safe to eat in?
13. Is it safe to put raw eggs in eggnog?
14. What is Hepatitis A?
15. What is the risk associated with fast food restaurant employees handling money and food with no hand washing in between?
16. Why do we need to install so many sinks in a restaurant?

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1. Are there any fees for the Health Department to review land development proposals?
2. As a concerned neighbor, can I get a copy of the department’s report on a land use proposal?
3. Does Jefferson County Public Health review all land use proposals?
4. What are the specific topics that are considered by the Environmental Land Use Planner when reviewing proposed developments?

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1. A brown liquid is bubbling out of my garden; can you identify this substance?
2. Can I install my own septic system?
3. Do you have a list of engineers?
4. How do I obtain a permit to replace or install a septic system?
5. How often do I pump my septic tank?
6. I need to know the location and size of my septic system, how many bedrooms my system is built for, or other general septic records?
7. I'm considering building a new house in the mountains. How much property do I need to install a septic system and well?
8. There is a failing septic in my neighborhood. Could you please investigate this situation?
9. What are the fees for a septic system permit?
10. What do I need to do to get a variance?
11. What if I want a septic system for a business or commercial facility?
12. What is a Higher Level Treatment system?
13. Who can design my septic system?

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1. What is a Temporary Event?
2. Do I need to get a permit for my Temporary Event?
3. When should temporary event applications be submitted?
4. Do I need a license to serve food at a Temporary Event?
5. When should temporary vendor applications be submitted?
6. How long is my temporary food vendor license good for?
7. Is my Mobile Unit License good for use at a Temporary Event?
8. Can I use my Retail Food Establishment License at a Temporary Event?
9. Is my Temporary Vendor license that was issued in another county valid in Jefferson County?
10. How do I get a Temporary Vendor license?
11. What is a commissary and why do I need one?

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1. Are there any other exceptions to the requirement for obtaining a use permit?
2. Aren't most systems already being inspected when properties sell?
3. Can I obtain a use permit for a vacant dwelling or structure?
4. Does a use permit inspection include wells or other water sources?
5. How can I renew a use permit?
6. How does the use permit program work?
7. How long are use permits valid?
8. How long will it take to issue a use permit?
9. How much does the inspection cost?
10. Is there a penalty for not obtaining a use permit?
11. Must repair work be completed before the property is sold?
12. Do I need to have a buyer lined up before getting a use permit?
13. Once I have the inspection report forms, what is the next step?
14. Are other property transfers or changes in ownership exempt from the use permit requirement?
15. What about structures that have burned or are otherwise uninhabitable at the time of sale?
16. What are the circumstances when a use permit cannot be approved?
17. What do the inspectors look for?
18. What does the department do before issuing the use permit?
19. What forms do the inspectors use?
20. What happens when the ground is snow covered?
21. What if the inspector makes a mistake and approves a system that should have failed?
22. What information will you report from the original OWTS installation file?
23. What is the Department's application fee?
24. What is the difference between pass/fail and yes/no items on these inspection forms?
25. What is the Jefferson County use permit program?
26. What must be done with systems that cannot be approved for a use permit?
27. Who should I contact for additional information on use permits?
28. Why did the county adopt this use permit program?
29. Will a dwelling with a pit-privy or outhouse qualify for a use permit?
30. Will the system need to be updated if the original permit was for a 3-bedroom house that is now listed as a 5-bedroom?

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1. What events are happening at Jeffco Fairgrounds?
2. How do I reserve/book space?
3. Is there free Wi-Fi available?
4. Does Jeffco Fairgrounds have a Lost and Found?
5. Are all events open to the general public?
6. Are animals and pets allowed at Jeffco Fairgrounds?

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1. What is a Notice of Election and Demand?
2. How can I find out if a property is in foreclosure?
3. How can I find out what I owe to stop the foreclosure sale of my house?
4. I received a foreclosure notice from you in the mail. Do I need to move?
5. When and where is the Public Trustee sale conducted?
6. What happens if my property is sold for more than what I owe?
7. What is a finder? Should I pay one?
8. What is a deficiency bid?
9. Will I receive a notice from you when my house is sold at the foreclosure sale?
10. Is there a pre-foreclosure list available to the public?
11. Does the Office of the Public Trustee conduct seminars about the foreclosure process?
12. What types of funds are necessary to bid at the Public Trustee sale? Can I bid online?
13. If a Public Trustee Confirmation Deed is issued in a foreclosure on a second or third-etc-mortgage, does that remove all other liens?
14. When are the foreclosure reports updated?
15. Where can I obtain information about other liens against properties?

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1. Am I registered to vote?
2. How do I receive a ballot?
3. How do I receive my ballot if I am military or overseas?
4. How do I register to vote for the first time in Jefferson County?
5. How do I vote in Jefferson County?
6. When will the ballots be mailed?
7. Where can I drop off my ballot after I've voted?

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1. Do I need to be a resident of Jefferson County to work at the County?
2. Do you accept applications or resumes for future consideration?
3. Does Jefferson County offer accommodations?
4. How can I check the status of a job posting?
5. How do I complete an online application?
6. How do I delete application information I have already entered?
7. How do I edit information I have already entered?
8. How do I move between sections of the application?
9. How do I move between steps of the application?
10. How do I save my application information?
11. How long does it take to complete the application process?
12. How will I be notified if I am selected for an interview?
13. May I apply for more than one job at one time?
14. What is the application process?
15. What requirements are there for County employment?
16. Which benefits does the County offer?
17. Why am I not seeing the application steps?
18. Why is the system returning me to the application profile rather than allowing me to complete the application?

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1. Is there a charge for child support services?
2. Are there any other fees for services?
3. How can I apply for services to establish, enforce or modify my child support order?
4. What happens after I submit my application?
5. What if I don’t know where the non-custodial parent lives?
6. What if the non-custodial parent lives in another state?
7. When will I begin receiving my child support payments?
8. How will I receive my child support payments?
9. Do I have to close my case if I move to another state?
10. How do I make a payment?
11. What if I want to close my case?

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1. What happens after a report is made?
2. Can I make an anonymous referral?
3. Can I make a report if I don’t know identifying information regarding the family?
4. What if my child/youth is beyond my control?
5. Are children always placed out of the home if a report of abuse or neglect is made?
6. How do I identify a safe child care provider?
7. Who is considered mandated reporter?
8. Are there other opportunities to help foster children besides becoming a foster parent?

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1. Can you meet with me and my co-parent to talk about our parenting time?
2. Doesn't everybody know how to be a good parent?
3. I have been ordered to take a parenting class by the judge, so can I choose to take this class to satisfy the court order?
4. I never get to see my child/children, so why would I want to take a fatherhood class?
5. I'm already a good parent; wouldn't it just be a waste of my time to participate in a fatherhood class?
6. If I participate in the Fatherhood Program, does that mean I get to see my children?
7. What is fatherhood coaching all about?

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1. How do we prevent an outbreak?
2. How long will this outbreak last?
3. How often will I need to treat my trees?
4. Is the government going to treat for Douglas Fir Tussock Moth (DFTM)?
5. What causes an outbreak?
6. What is Douglas Fir Tussock Moth (DFTM)?

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1. How did noxious weeds get here?
2. What are noxious weeds?
3. What are the weed lists?
4. What do I do if I have one of these weeds?
5. What does the law say about noxious weeds?
6. Whom do I contact about tall weeds?
7. Why are noxious weeds a problem?

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1. Are inmates allowed to receive books?
2. How can I find out if someone is in the Jefferson County Jail?
3. How can I send money to an inmate?
4. How do I find out about an inmate's sentencing or upcoming court procedures?
5. How do I pay bail for an inmate?
6. How may I send mail to an inmate?
7. How may I visit an inmate?
8. May I call an inmate?
9. How can I check if I have warrants for my arrest?

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1. What is mediation?
2. What happens in mediation?
3. What can be mediated?
4. What are the benefits of mediation?

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1. Can the kiosk do other transactions?
2. How can I pay?
3. How does the kiosk work?
4. What if I need proof of auto insurance?
5. What if I need proof of emissions?
6. What is Colorado MVExpress?
7. What types of license plates can be renewed at a kiosk?
8. When can I renew at a kiosk?
9. Where is the kiosk located?
10. Who can use the kiosk?
11. Whom do I contact with questions about my motor vehicle registration or license plate?
12. Whom do I contact with questions about my transaction?
13. Will I pay a fee to use the kiosk?

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1. Are payments to Motor Vehicle taken over the phone?
2. At what age is my vehicle eligible for collector plates?
3. Can I send my spouse / child / neighbor / friend to pick up plates for my new vehicle?
4. Can I title / register my vehicle in Jefferson County if I live in another county?
5. Do I need to make an appointment?
6. Does Colorado have a grace period on registrations?
7. I am not currently driving my vehicle. Do I still need to register it?
8. I just moved to Colorado. How much time do I have before I must register my car?
9. I live outside the RTD bus service area. Do I have to pay the RTD tax?
10. When am I considered a resident?

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1. Do I need a permit for...?
2. How can I register my HOA?
3. How do I check that I have a legal parcel?
4. How do I define the front lot line?
5. How do I demonstrate access to my property?
6. How do I determine building height?
7. How do I ensure that I am meeting lot area requirements?
8. How do I establish a legal nonconforming use?
9. How do I file a petition on a land use case?
10. How do I look up a permit?
11. How do I measure property setbacks?
12. How do I obtain an address for my property in Unincorporated Jefferson County?
13. How do I obtain an ISDS permit on my property?
14. How do I place a fence on a property?
15. How do I place a mini-structure on my property?
16. How do I place a sign on a property?
17. How do I show construction plans for a new driveway?
18. How do I understand advertising signs?
19. I called for my building inspection and found an Improvement Location Certificate (ILC) is needed. Why?
20. What is my zoning? How do I get a building permit?
21. The Assessor’s information shows a certain use for my property, is this my zoning?
22. What are my setbacks?
23. When will I (or my registered association) receive notification of a land development application?
24. What should I know about Mountain Living?
25. Where do I contact utility companies?

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1. Are horses allowed? How many pets are allowed?
2. Can I raise backyard chickens, ducks or bees?

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1. What is a floodplain?
2. Do I need flood insurance?
3. Which permits do I need to work in a floodplain?
4. Is my property within a floodplain?
5. My property has never flooded. Why am I required to purchase flood insurance?
6. Where can I learn more about purchasing flood insurance?
7. What can I do to protect my property and belongings in the event of a flood?
8. How do I build adjacent to a floodplain?

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1. Do I need to meet the wildfire regulation?
2. How do I create a defensible space around my homesite to meet the county's wildfire regulations?

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1. Am I registered to vote?
2. How do I return my ballot?
3. I am registered on the Do Not Call List, but I still receive calls from candidates and political campaigns?
4. I didn't receive a ballot? What's on my ballot? Have you received my ballot back?
5. What if I've made a mistake, damaged or lost my ballot?
6. What is a Primary Election?
7. What services are available at Voter Service Polling Centers?
8. Why do I have to sign my official Return Envelope? And why is it visible?

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1. How can I prevent my document from being rejected?
2. Where can I get legal forms?
3. Where do I mail my documents to be recorded?
4. Where is your office located, and what are your business hours?

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1. Who can sign a Request for Release of Deed of Trust without production of the Evidence of Debt?
2. What is a Qualified Holder?
3. Can I give you a copy of the original note or have the lender sign a statement?
4. Can you tell me if my mortgage company has sent in the documents to release my Deed of Trust?
5. Why can't I get my recording information immediately?
6. Why do I have to pay a fee? I pay property taxes.
7. Why isn't my name on the release after I paid off the loan?
8. Why would you return the Note and Deed of Trust documents to the mortgage company?

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1. How do I get the county to accept and maintain my road?
2. Where do I go to learn whether the county maintains my road?
3. Who do I call to report missing street signs or malfunctioning traffic lights?
4. Why don't we see the grader on our dirt road for long periods when it's dry during the summer?

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1. Are there restrictions for structures, garage-sale signs, fences, decorative lawn ornaments, etc. within the right-of-way?
2. Are you considering moving to the mountains?
3. How are road projects around the county prioritized and assigned?
4. Which of the four Road and Bridge districts am I in?
5. Who do I call to report/request a dead animal pickup?

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1. After I cleared my driveway, snow was plowed back into it. Who is responsible for clearing it?
2. Do you have tips for citizens during snow removal season?
3. Is there a specific schedule for plowing roads during a snowstorm?
4. What if I have an emergency and I am snowed in?
5. Who is responsible for shoveling sidewalks?
6. Why can't the snowplow driver change the angle of the blade to avoid plowing snow into driveways?

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1. Can I donate my old cell phone? What about stuffed animals?
2. Can I enroll my child in Scared Straight?
3. How can I check if I have warrants for my arrest?
4. How can I dispose of ammunition or firearms?
5. How can I educate myself and my children about a registered sex offender in my neighborhood?
6. How can I find out if someone is being held at the Jefferson County Jail?
7. How can I find out if there was a meth lab at a particular address?
8. How can I get a copy of a case report?
9. How can I get a verification of a vehicle identification number (VIN)?
10. How can I learn about jobs at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office?
11. How can I learn more about crime in unincorporated Jefferson County?
12. How can I obtain information on sex offenders?
13. How do I claim my property?
14. How do I file a complaint against an employee of the sheriff's office?
15. How do I get a liquor license?
16. How do I get a protection order (formerly called a restraining order)? How do I drop one?
17. How do I send a thank you or a commendation to an employee of the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office?
18. How do I sign up for a ride-along in a deputy's patrol car?
19. I am a patch collector. Where can I obtain a shoulder patch from the sheriff's office?
20. I need directions to the Sheriff’s Offices in Jefferson County.
21. I turned in a bike I found. If it isn't claimed, can I have it?
22. My checkbook, credit cards or driver's license was stolen. What should I do?
23. What are the parking regulations on streets?
24. What can I do about abandoned vehicles?
25. What can I do about barking dogs on my street?
26. What can I do about graffiti?
27. What is the Emergency Preparedness Notification system, and how does it affect me?
28. When is the next slash collection?
29. Where do I go to pay a traffic ticket?
30. Will the Sheriff's Office do fingerprints for the general public?

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1. Why am I getting an offset to my property taxes from Jefferson County?
2. Why did Jefferson County over collect on property taxes during 2016?
3. How much is being offset against my tax bill and how is the offset calculated?
4. Will I continue to receive a reduction in future years?

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1. Are there any programs to help senior citizens with their tax burden?
2. How to apply for a property tax deferral?
3. What are the eligibility requirements?
4. What happens after applying?
5. What is the senior property tax exemption?
6. When are deferred taxes plus interest due?
7. When must deferred taxes be paid?
8. Who qualifies for a deferral?

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1. How is my equipment assessed?
2. What if my business closes?
3. What is a distraint warrant?
4. Do I have to pay more if my business is served with a distraint warrant?
5. What if my business is sold?

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1. How are the taxes determined on my property?
2. When are current year taxes due?
3. Do you accept postmarks?
4. What are my payment options?
5. What if I do not get a bill?
6. Why didn't I get a tax bill?
7. What if my mailing address changes?
8. What is the fee if my current year tax payment is late?
9. I just bought this property. Why am I being billed for last year's taxes?
10. When I buy property, how do I know the tax status?
11. After buying a new property, will I receive the next tax statement?
12. What if a mortgage company pays my taxes?
13. What if you receive payments from several parties?
14. What if I am unable to pay my property taxes?
15. What do you mean by real and personal property?

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1. What is the most common type of Special Assessment (SPA)?
2. Is my property in jeopardy if I fail to pay a Special Assessment?
3. I thought my property taxes paid for city and county improvements?
4. How important are Special Assessment liens if one is assessed against my property?
5. Does the treasurer collect payments other than property taxes?

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1. What happens if I don’t pay my property taxes?
2. Are there additional fees if my property goes to tax sale?
3. How long do I have before the property tax is advertised for tax sale?
4. Do I lose my property if it goes through the tax sale?
5. When is the last day to pay to keep the property out of the tax sale?
6. How long do I have before the personal property tax is advertised for tax sale?
7. Do I have to pay more if my property is advertised?
8. Does Colorado have a Homestead Exemption for property taxes?