Denver Property Tax Payments

You have the option to pay your real estate taxes and your business personal property tax in one full payment, or in first- and second-half installments. See below for late payment options.


Please Note:  Debit card payments that require a PIN cannot be accepted online.  If you wish to make a payment with your PIN debit card please visit us at 201 West Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80202.  

Due Dates

 Portion of taxes being paid  Due Date
 First half of taxes  February 28
 Second half of taxes  June 15
 Full payment  April 30

Payment Options

We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover and eCheck.

First Half Payment
Second Half Payment
Full Payment (Select this for taxes totaling $25.00 or less)

Service Lien and Maintenance District Payments - Installment payments are not allowed on service lien and maintenance district payments.  If you are paying a service lien or maintenance payment you will see the full amount due when you select one of the payment options above.  

Local Improvement Project Fee Payments - Installment payments for local improvement project fees may be made online by selecting one of the payment options above.  If you would like to make a full payment call (720) 913-9500 to obtain the payoff amount.




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In-person tax payments are accepted at:
Taxpayer Services
Wellington Webb Building
201 W. Colfax Ave (First Floor)
Denver, CO 80202

Payment types accepted:
Check (Personal, Cashier’s, Official) payable to the Manager of Finance
Money Order payable to the Manager of Finance
Cash
Credit cards (VISA, MasterCard and Discover)
Debit cards

All checks and money order payments must be made payable to the Manager of Finance.

Real Estate Tax / Business Personal Property Tax
Real estate tax and business personal property tax may be mailed to:

City and County of Denver
Department of Finance, Treasury Division
PO Box 17420
Denver, CO 80217-0420


Business Personal Property Tax

(Delinquent Only)

City and County of Denver
Department of Finance, Treasury Division
PO Box 17660
Denver, CO 80217-0660

Payment types accepted:

  • Check (Personal, Cashier’s, Official) 
  • Money Order 

Late Payments

Real Estate delinquency notices are mailed in May, July, August, and October.  Unpaid real estate taxes are advertised in October.  The Real Estate Tax Lien Public Auction of unpaid parcels is held in November.  From October 1, only cash or certified funds will be accepted.  Payments must be received by October 31, to prevent a tax lien public auction for this delinquency.

First Half: The first half becomes delinquent after the last day of February along with fees for Maintenance Districts and Service Liens.

Second Half: The second half becomes delinquent after June 15th.

Full Amount: The full amount becomes delinquent after April 30th (unless first half was paid).  Tax bills totaling less than $25.00 must be paid in full in one payment by April 30th.

Please Note: We cannot accept personal checks for real estate tax or special assessment payments during the months of October and November.

For additional information, see tax lien sales for delinquent real estate taxes, or delinquent business personal property taxes or contact (720) 913-9300.

Prepayment

Taxpayers often wish to prepay their property tax before the end of the year.  The City and County of Denver does not know the amount of taxes due for a parcel until the mill levy is approved at the end of December.  If you'd like to pay prior to this time, we recommend paying the tax amount from last year.  You will be responsible for paying the difference once the mill levy is approved or you will receive a refund if you pay too much.

News and Announcements

Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock eliminated convenience fees in 2014 for paying city taxes, fees, bills and fines with a credit or debit card. Paying online is faster, more convenient, saves postage and helps the environment through reduced paper and waste costs. And now it’s cheaper too.
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