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2 years 5 months ago

Two driver's license renewal locations off line

Two driver's license renewal locations in El Paso County are currently off line and cannot process driver's licenses. The Powers Branch and the Downtown Branch (Centennial Hall) of the Department of Revenue do not have the ability to process driver's license requests. All other motor vehicle services including vehicle...

2 years 8 months ago

State revenue forecast to be made today

DENVER (AP) - Colorado economists are presenting the state's latest revenue forecast as lawmakers prepare to start the 2012 session next month. Gov. John Hickenlooper's economic team and nonpartisan legislative economists will present their forecasts to the Joint Budget Committee this morning. The report to lawmakers plays a role...

3 years 1 month ago

Tax revenues up in Colorado

DENVER (AP) - The Colorado Municipal League says sales tax revenue increased an average of 6.5 percent across the state during the first four months of this year compared to the same time span last year. The organization says in a survey released Wednesday that 62 percent of cities and...

3 years 2 months ago

Red light cameras raise revenue in Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Motorists beware, revenues for Colorado Springs are higher than expected this year, thanks in part to red light cameras and photo radar. Revenue from fines, which includes collections from red-light camera violations and a photo radar enforcement program, is projected to be 14 percent...

3 years 11 months ago

Pueblo faces $9 million budget shortfall in '11

Pueblo's city manager is projecting a $9 million budget shortfall in 2011. On Monday, Jerry Pacheco told City Council he can balance the budget without laying-off workers. Pacheco's recommendations include: no additional funding for non-profits; increase code enforcement programs to boost revenues; and keep 26 vacant positions un-filled, including seven...

3 years 11 months ago

Democrat Hickenlooper returned tax break to IRS

A Denver TV station is reporting that Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Hickenlooper paid over $52,000 to the Internal Revenue Service in 2008 to settle issues surrounding tax credits he received on conservation easements. KMGH-TV reported Tuesday that the easements were on land that Hickenlooper and a partner acquired in...

4 years 6 days ago

Economy: Oil cleanup both bonanza and bust

An Associated Press analysis finds some places have done pretty well since the Gulf oil spill while others have been hit by a double-whammy. The worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history has spurred something of an economic boom in some communities where cleanup operations are based. But other...

4 years 2 months ago

Tax refund delays puzzle Revenue Department

Some Colorado residents are reporting longer delays in getting tax refunds and it's not clear why. The Department of Revenue can't say much about what's happening because it's only allowed to discuss tax returns with the taxpayers who filed them or their attorneys. The department says that 96 percent...

4 years 5 months ago

City of Pueblo faces hardships in 2010

The City of Pueblo is dealing with money woes, that could impact services. January's sales tax revenues fell -1.1% from the same time a year ago. "Housing starts are down, commercial construction is down, that's the lion's share of that use tax money that comes in," said Jerry Pacheco, City...

4 years 6 months ago

Free tax help this Saturday

If you're having trouble preparing your income tax returns you can get free help this Saturday from the Internal Revenue Service. The Colorado Springs IRS office will be open from 9 am - 2 pm. "There are many tax credits and deductions that may help individuals struggling in...

4 years 11 months ago

UPS truck is Denver's champion parking violator

A single UPS delivery truck is the champion of Denver parking violations, racking up 196 tickets worth nearly $5,700 last year. The Denver Post reported the dubious achievement on Wednesday. UPS spokesman Mark Dickens says parking tickets are a cost of doing business in some cities. The newspaper says parking...

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