Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights
Colorado’s marijuana experiment was designed to raise revenue for the state and its schools, but a state law may put some of the tax money directly into residents’ pockets, causing quite a headache for lawmakers.
Colorado lawmakers are preparing to debate tax refunds during what’s expected to be a packed legislative session where resolving complicated issues will be more challenging with each major party controlling a chamber of the Statehouse.
Colorado’s economy is growing, and government officials are getting more comfortable asking the state for help with their funding needs after years of budget cuts.
Gov. John Hickenlooper is unveiling his Colorado budget proposal for next year, and a big question is how the state plans to refund excess state revenue to taxpayers.
Colorado’s growing economy means tax refunds are on the horizon for residents.
Colorado is among the top 10 states most reliant on income taxes for revenue, according to a new report concluding that income inequality is contributing to slower economic growth nationally.
As Colorado’s economy continues improving, lawmakers are beginning to talk about constitutionally mandated refunds to taxpayers in the coming years.
Colorado doesn’t know how much money it’s going to get from marijuana taxes, but that doesn’t mean it’s too soon to argue about spending it.
Colorado is asking the federal courts to stay out of a dispute about whether its strict tax and spending limits has robbed the state of a republican form of government.
A task force created by Gov. John Hickenlooper has concluded that Colorado needs an overhaul of its constitutional and tax policies.