Teller County Courthouse
PO Box 367
101 W. Bennett Avenue
Cripple Creek CO 80813
Teller County Treasurer's Office
Bob Campbell - Treasurer
The Treasurer's Office is responsible for the collection and
distribution of property tax. Property Tax statements are mailed in January
of each year to the owner of record as it appears on the Tax Roll maintained
by the County Assessor. County Treasurers are responsible for collection of
taxes only. County Assessors are responsible for valuation of property.
County Commissioners, School Boards, City Councilmen and Directors of
Districts are responsible for the Mil Levy.
The County Treasurer cannot make any changes to the tax roll such as
ownership, exemptions, values, etc. Please see the County Assessor about such
FAILURE TO RECEIVE A PROPERTY TAX STATEMENT DOES NOT INVALIDATE OWNER'S
RESPONSIBILITY OF PAYING TAXES ON TIME.
If you have not received a tax statement by January 31st, please contact the
Treasurers office and a duplicate statement will be mailed.
Payment of bills less than $25.00 must be paid in full on or before April
30th. If the tax bill is over $25.00, and you wish to pay in two installments
the first payment must be paid no later than the last day of February and must equal
one-half of the total bill. The second half is due on or before June 15th. For
property owners who wish to pay their bill in full, the payment must be made by
the last day of April. Interest accrues at 1% per month.
Property Taxes become delinquent on March 1st, May 1st, or June 16th
depending on payment type, of the year they are due. For payments received after
the due date, interest must be included (1% per month) in the amount submitted
A penalty of up to $25 will be added to taxes of $50 or less if not paid by
ALL DELINQUENT TAXES MUST BE PAID WITH GUARANTEED FUNDS.
Property tax payments that are not received by September will be
advertised for tax lien sale. This will require payment of additional fees
Advertising of delinquent real estate taxes will appear in The Pikes Peak
Courier View for three consecutive weeks four week prior to sale. Advertising of
delinquent personal property and manufactured (mobile) home taxes will appear in
The Pikes Peak Courier View for one publication in mid September.
For tax sale
date and information, please see TAX LIEN SALE
The tax lien sale is held the first week in November as an Internet
A tax lien certificate holder must hold a tax lien for three years before
applying for a Treasurers Deed. Anyone having a legal interest in the property
has the right to redeem the tax lien prior to the issuance of the Treasurers
To enforce the collection of personal property tax, the Treasurer can close
the business and sell the personal property to recoup the tax amount owed. There
is no redemption period for personal property.