Legislative Updates

By Staci Hardy, VP Internal Audit & QC Manager

LERETA’s compliance team regularly monitors and tracks statewide property tax legislation that impacts tax service for our customers. This quarter we are including details on introduced legislation and the progression of seven new bills that we are following. None of these will have any impact to LERETA’s processes at this time, but they are beneficial to review.

This legislative update is provided by LERETA as a service to its customers. It should not be construed as legal advice or legal opinion. The contents are intended for general informational purposes only, and you are urged to consult your own attorney regarding the law and specific legal questions you have. LERETA does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of the information contained in its legislative updates.

Recently Passed Bills

Colorado: CO SB 238-2023 and 2024 Property Tax 

Status: Passed May 16, 2022; Effective 2023

Concerning reductions in real property taxation for only the 2023 and 2024 property tax years, and, in connection therewith, reducing the assessment rates for certain classes of nonresidential property and all residential property and the amount of actual value to which the rate is applied for all residential real property and commercial property for 2023; reducing the assessment rates for all multi-family residential real property to a set amount for 2024; reducing the assessment rates for all residential real property other than multi-family residential real property for 2024 by an amount determined by the property tax administrator to cumulatively with the other provisions of the bill reduce statewide property tax revenue for 2023 and 2024 by a specified amount; reducing the assessment rates for real and personal property that is classified as agricultural or renewable energy production property for 2024; and requiring the state to reimburse local governments, excluding school districts, in 2024 for 2023 reductions in their property tax revenue resulting from the bill.

Alabama: AL HB371

Status: Passed on March 29, 2022; Effective 04/01/22

Changes to tax lien auctions, procedures to conduct on-line public auctions for collection of delinquent property taxes.


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