Walmart sues 32 Colorado counties in attempt to shrink tax bills

Walmart has sued just about every county in Colorado where the corporate giant has a store location, an aggressive legal tactic many big-box retailers are taking in an attempt to shrink their...

DATE: Nov. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Pine River Library District pops Champagne to celebrate tax increase

Voters showed strong support for the Pine River Library District’s proposed mill levy increase, according to unofficial results from Tuesday’s election. Among district voters, 59% voted for ballot...

DATE: Nov. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

List of delinquent La Plata County property taxpayers published

A list of 707 businesses and individuals who are delinquent in paying their 2018 property taxes will be published in print copies of The Durango Herald on Oct. 16, Oct. 23 and Oct. 30. La Plata...

DATE: Oct. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Proposition CC asks voters to give up tax refunds for education, transportation

Statewide ballot question Proposition CC could send millions of dollars in additional funding to K-12 schools, higher education and transportation, but it is unknown how much money could reach La...

DATE: Sept. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Voters will be asked to create, fund Southwest La Plata Library District

Southwest La Plata County voters will be asked in November to create and fund a library district to save two rural libraries. La Plata County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to place a...

DATE: Sept. 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Durango sales taxes show 416 Fire rebound

The city of Durango is reporting strong July sales tax numbers, which are based on sales made in June. In fact, the Central Business District is reporting its strongest ever July sales tax...

DATE: Aug. 25, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Sales tax increase to take effect July 1 in Durango

Weekly grocery trips, nights out on the town and that occasional splurge will become a bit more expensive come July 1 when the city of Durango imposes its voter-approved half-cent sales tax...

DATE: June 21, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bayfield library might ask taxpayers again for a property tax increase

The Pine River Library in Bayfield is considering another attempt at requesting a mill levy increase to ease its financial woes. The library has been experiencing budget issues since 2017 when a...

DATE: June 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

Poll answers whether residents will support a tax increase in November

A survey of La Plata County residents found that voter approval for any tax increase in 2019 is a long shot, despite projections that county services – such as the Road and Bridge Department, the...

DATE: June 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

New home and property valuations hitting mailboxes

In coming days, La Plata County residents should receive by mail new property values for their home and land. Every two years, the La Plata County Assessor’s Office issues a new assessed value on...

DATE: May 5, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

La Plata County wants to know: Will voters support a tax increase?

Will La Plata County residents support a property tax increase to help the county’s declining operating budget? That’s the question that will be posed next month to some county residents in a poll...

DATE: April 23, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

April 15 is coming: Have you filed your tax returns yet?

OK, folks. It’s the final week before tax filing deadline, one of the best times of the year to determine how bad of a procrastinator you really are. If you haven’t yet filed your income taxes with...

DATE: April 11, 2019 | CATEGORY: Business

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