Are property taxes paid in arrears?

Property taxes are not paid for services rendered in a prior year. While property taxes are indeed paid on a prior year's valuation, the purpose of property taxes is to fund the following year's operations. Thus, property taxes for the tax year 2019 are to fund the budgets of the cities, counties, school districts, etc. for the year 2020.

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1. When are property taxes due?
2. When should I receive my property tax notice?
3. Where do I pay my property taxes?
4. What should I do if don't receive a property tax notice?
5. My mortgage company is supposed to pay my property taxes. Why did I get the tax notice and what should I do with it?
6. Will Broomfield send second half notices?
7. What do my property taxes pay for?
8. I can't afford to pay my property taxes on time. What should I do?
9. How are my property taxes calculated?
10. Who sets the value for my property?
11. What is a mill levy and how is it figured?
12. What can I do to lower my property taxes?
13. Are property taxes paid in arrears?