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Adams County Treasurer Hours & Contact Information

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Brigitte Grimm, MBA
Adams County Treasurer
 

4430 S. Adams County Pkwy.
Suite C2436
Brighton, CO  80601 

 Ph: 720.523.6160

 

NEW SATELLITE OFFICE

11860 Pecos Street, #2324
Westminster, Co 80234
720-523-6160

Full property tax collection office offering services that include:

  • Hours – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:30-5 (for now)
  • Property tax collection for all property classifications,
  • Senior exemption and property tax deferral assistance,
  • Mobile Homeownership transfers and relocation services,
  • Free income tax program for income qualifying residents (January –April)

ON-LINE PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT

Click here to make a tax payment online, view your parcel details, obtain current and prior year payment history and receipts, and view or print your current year tax statement.

Click here for the delinquent mobile home tax list for Tax Year 2015.

PURPOSE

The Adams County Treasurer is a constitutional officer elected for a four-year term and is charged with collecting all county property taxes, distributing those taxes to the various underlying taxing authorities, and investing the difference on behalf of the county.

PROPERTY TAX COLLECTIONS

Property taxes are collected one year in arrears. In 2017 the Treasurer’s Office will collect the 2016 taxes for a total value over $600 million on approximately 180,000 tax bills.

By June 30th each year, the Treasurer’s Office collects about 95% of all taxes billed. By December 31st, 99.9% of all taxes will be collected.

IMPORTANT:  The Assessor maintains the mailing addresses for tax statement notifications. Click here to print the form.  When completed, mail the form to:

Adams County Assessor’s Office

4430 South Adams County Parkway

2nd Floor, Suite C2100

Brighton, CO 80601

 Once updated, the Assessor’s file rolls to the Treasurer’s system, therefore notification to the Treasurer’s office is not necessary.

DISTRIBUTIONS

The Treasurer’s office distributed property taxes to approximately 250 (of the 350+) underlying taxing authorities with the following breakdown for 2016:

Type of Levy Tax % Distributed
School Districts 52%
County 24%
Special Districts 19%
Cities 5%
Total 100%

 

The office prepares monthly statements reflecting amounts collected and disbursed to all underlying authorities. Click here to view statements.

INVESTMENTS

The Treasurer manages the County’s investment portfolio in accordance with Colorado State Statutes and the Adams County Investment Policy.  Our primary objective of investment activities, in order of priority, is always safety, liquidity, and lastly yields. Our diverse portfolio holds; Federal Agencies, US Treasuries, CDs, Money Markets, Commercial Paper, and Corporate Bonds.  Our liquidity needs are met with deposits through COLOTRUST, Colorado’s authorized local government investment pool.

OTHER DUTIES

In addition to the collection of taxes, the Treasurer’s Office also performs tax deferment applications, manufactured home authentications, prepares Certificates of Taxes Due, prepares tax sale, processes redemptions, and responds to all other inquiries related to taxation.

Reports of the fiscal activities of the Treasurer’s Office are submitted to the County Commissioners and published semi-annually.

The Treasurer enforces collection of delinquent taxes by conducting an annual delinquent real estate and mobile home property tax sale. Personal property is subject to distraint, seizure, and sale of the property.

The Treasurer is also a member of the Adams County Retirement Board.

Lastly, the Adams County Treasurer’s office sponsors the Free IRS Income Tax Preparation Program – serving our income qualifying residents with free income tax preparation.

 WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU

Please contact me by email at treasurer@adcogov.org or by phone at 720.523.6160 with any comments, questions, or suggestions on how we can better serve you.

 WHAT’S NEW!

To see “What’s New” and our annual “Newsletters” click here.

 

NEW SATELLITE OFFICE NOW OPEN

NEW SATELLITE OFFICE

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11860 Pecos Street #2481
Westminster, Co 80234
720-523-6160
 
Full property tax collection office offering services that include:
Hours – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 7:30-5 (for now)
 
Property tax collection for all property classifications,
 
Senior exemption and property tax deferral assistance,
 
Mobile Homeownership transfers and relocation services,
 
Free income tax program for income qualifying residents (January –April)
 

Scammers targeting homeowners with delinquent tax liens

I’m bringing awareness to another predatory tactic against homeowners with tax liens.

Please contact my office directly at 720-523-6160 if you receive this notice or anything resembling someone trying to help you with a tax lien.

ADAMS COUNTY, Colo — The Adams County Treasurer is warning home owners of a scam that is spreading around the state, and if you fall victim you could end up losing your home.

Many homeowners with delinquent tax liens have received a letter threatening that the ownership of their home could be in jeopardy and an offer to help pay their tax lien.

“It’s kind of a scare tactic and our message today is that if you get a letter like this or something that resembles this, it’s best that you call the treasurer’s office,” Adams County Treasurer Brigitte Grimm said.

Adams County told the FOX31 Problem Solvers that they are seeing numerous records requests for the list of 2,100 delinquent tax liens in their county. A sign that scammers are looking for targets.

“We got a number of calls yesterday, so we suspect this letter just went out,” Grimm said. “There is no third party that can assist in reducing your taxes.”

Grimm told the Problem Solvers there’s nothing to negotiate when it comes to delinquent tax liens held against your property, so these people that say they can help you – can’t.

“We want to make sure nobody is losing their homes to unpaid taxes,” Grimm said. “But we also want to make sure there is not another party involved that is possibly charging a fee for a service they can’t provide. That has to come from the treasurer’s office.”

Click the link below to watch the video interview:

Scammers targeting Adams County homeowners with delinquent tax liens

A Reminder of 2017’s Highlights

TREASURER’S REPORT
from BRIGITTE C GRIMM

  • GREAT NEWS FOR SENIORS!
    The Colorado Legislature funded the Senior Tax Exemption for 2017 taxes (payable in 2018). If you applied and were approved, your exemption is reflected on this tax statement. The Disabled Veteran Exemption is also reflected on this statement under “Senior Exemption”.
    For more information, please see the insert.
    8 WAYS TO PAY
    * NEW! FREE Electronic Check Online at www.adcotax.com
    * NEW! FREE Electronic Check By Phone at 720-523-6160 Option #2
    * NEW! Credit Card by phone at 720-523-6160 Option #2 (fee applies)
    * NEW! DropBox at 4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Brighton CO 80601* * Walk-In T/W/TH, 7:30am-5pm,11860 Pecos St. Westminster Co 80234
    * NEW! Money Gram – visit www.moneygram for participating merchants
    * Credit Card Online at www.adcotax.com (fee applies)
    * Walk-In M-F, 7am-5pm, 4430 S. Adams County Parkway, Brighton CO 80601
    * US Mail Adams County Treasurer, PO Box 869, Brighton CO 80601
    ELECTRONIC STATEMENTS
    Thousands of taxpayers are now using our secure E-Statement solution. If you are interested in learning more about it, please see the insert for sign up instructions. This option could save Adams County tens of thousands of dollars annually in paper and postage.
    SOCIAL MEDIA UPDATES
    Social Media helps us provide you with vital information related to mailing dates, legislative changes (ex. Senior Exemption), due dates, payment options, etc. Please be sure to follow us on FaceBook at “AdamsCountyGov” to ensure you receive all of our updates. If digital solutions aren’t for you, it’s not a problem. We have a few new smiling faces to welcome you when you arrive this year. I would love to hear from you. If you have ideas on how we can serve you better, please call me at 720-523-6160 or email me at treasurer@adcogov.org.
    With warm regards,
    Brigitte C Grimm

Proclamations For Students from Adams City High School

Due to the recent hail storm, 26 students from Adams City High School were unable to attend a public hearing to be recognized for their public service to Commerce City families.

Today I delivered Proclamations signed by the Adams County Commissioners to those 26 students at Adams City High School. This past tax season, they volunteered their time to serve 423 families resulting in $1 million in federal and state refunds.