Several programs are offered by the Assessor's Office to reduce homeowners' property taxes. See https://www.bernco.gov/assessor/excemptions-applications-other.aspx to download these applications:
1) Head of Family Exemption. Apply for $2,000 reduction in taxable value of property.
2) Value Freeze Program. The property owner must have a modified gross income of $32,000 or less during the previous tax year, and be 65 years of age or over; or disabled. If eligible, the taxable value of property will not be increased. After applying 3 years, the value freeze is permanent.
3) Veterans Tax Exemption or 100% Disabled Veteran Tax Waiver Exemption. $4,000 reduction in taxable value of property if a veteran who is not disabled or is less than 100% disabled; total waiver of property taxes for veterans who are 100% disabled.
Veteran Outreach at the Assessor's Office the 3rd Thursday of the month from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Currently serving military personnel also may be eligible for tax exemption and can call the Assessor's Office for more information.
We determine and notify property owners of their assessed property values.
415 Silver Ave. SW