Personal property declaration filing deadline nearing


By Carla Elliott

Special to The SUN

The Archuleta County Assessor reminds all persons owning, possessing or controlling taxable personal property (furnishings, equipment and other movable personal property) that the deadline for filing a Personal Property Declaration Schedule is April 15.

All persons who own, possess or control taxable personal property with a total actual value greater than $7,300 per owner, per county, are required to report the personal property to the county assessor. Failure to declare your personal property each year by the deadline will result in the assessor valuing your property using the “best information available” and attaching a penalty to your tax bill.

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