Property taxes are collected one year in arrears. Taxes for 2015 are collected and payable in year 2016.
Tax Statements are mailed by the end of January to the owner of record and at the address shown on the tax roll by December of the previous year. The tax roll is maintained by the County Assessor. If you have had a change of address that was received by the treasurer after December you may not receive the upcoming year’s tax notice. Please promptly notify the Treasurer of any address changes. If you have not received your tax statement by the 1st week of February, please contact the Treasurer’s office at 719-655-2656, and a duplicate statement can be emailed/mailed.
***Failure to receive a tax statement does not exempt tax payer from payment of taxes due***
Taxes are due January 1st for the previous year, taxes can be paid in two ½ installments or one full installment, please see due dates below.
Tax Due Dates: - First Half – February 28th
2nd Half – June 15th
In Full – April 30th
If the total property tax amount is under $25.00, the half payment option is not allowed, and full payment amount must be postmarked and sent by full payment date above.
If payments are postmarked after due dates referenced above, your payment may be rejected, and delinquent interest will be added to the tax amount.
Please make all property tax payments payable to “Saguache County Treasurer” and send to P.O. Box 177, Saguache, CO 81149.
To ensure accurate posting, please include appropriate payment coupon for each property you are paying taxes for.
Late tax payments as of September 1st and all lien payments must be sent in the form of certified funds.
Certified funds include – cash, cashier’s check, and/or money order.
Please note – The treasurer’s office does NOT determine the amount of tax to be collected. For more information on the value of your property or the amount of tax collected, please contact the Saguache County Assessor’s Office.
Senior Tax Exemptions and other Exemptions given by the county/state are handled and applied through the Saguache County Assessor’s Office.