Yes, a Tax Deferral Program is available to senior citizens, whereby the state of Colorado pays the taxes on your residence and holds a lien on your property until it is sold, or changes are made to your qualifications. There is an interest rate associated with the deferral, which is set by the state. In 2021 it is 1.081%. An individual must be 65 or older as of January 1st of the year claimed. For more information please contact:
Pitkin County Treasurer's Office
530 East Main Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611
There is a Senior Property Tax Exemption in Colorado. For information, please contact:
Pitkin County Assessors Office
530 East Main St.
There could be other tax breaks for qualifying senior property owners. Please contact Pitkin County Senior Services at 970-920-5432 for further information.
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Make checks payable in U.S. funds to the Pitkin County Treasurer. Mail the payment to:
Pitkin County Treasurer
530 E Main St.
If paid in installments, the first half payment is due February 28, and with the second half is due by June 15. Or, if paying in full, the payment is due April 30. To pay by credit card visit the forte payments website or call 1-866-290-5400, choose option #1. (Use Jurisdiction Code 1607).
Special assessments are direct charges which are against the property, but not included in the Assessor’s valuation. For example delinquent utility billings, such as overdue water and sanitation bills and overdue weed control bills. These particular assessments are billed as a single installment special assessment. We have several taxing authorities that submit special assessments for collection.
Forms can be obtained at the:
Pitkin County Library
120 North Mill Street