Senior Tax Exemption

Senior Homestead Property Tax Exemption

The Colorado Constitution establishes a property tax exemption for qualifying senior citizens, surviving spouses of senior citizens who previously qualified, and for Disabled Veterans.
If you wish to apply for the exemption, and qualified as of January 1, 2023, and wish to receive a form to fill out, you may call our office at 303-441-3530, email , or print an application (see Instructions & Application Forms below).


The deadline for 2023 applications is July 15.

Effect on Taxes

  • The exemption goes into effect for tax year 2023.
  • The discount will first appear on the tax bill sent in January 2024.
  • The exemption remains in effect until a disqualifying event occurs, such as:
    • Sale of property
    • Property is moved into a trust, LLC or other legal entity, or
    • Surviving Spouse, or
    • Home destroyed by a natural disaster


To qualify to apply for the 2023 tax year (payable in 2024), seniors:

  • Were born on or before January 1, 1958, and
  • Lived in the home continuously starting before January 1, 2013, and
  • Owned the home continuously starting before January 1, 2013.

Exemption Amount

For those who qualify, 50 percent of the first $200,000 in actual value of their primary residence is exempted, for a maximum exemption amount of $100,000 in actual value. The State of Colorado pays the property taxes on the exempted value.

Application Forms & Instructions

Applications are also available at the Assessor’s office, senior centers and other locations.

If you have any questions, please email .

Contact Us

Phone: 303-441-3530
Fax: 303-441-4996


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