A state property-tax goofup means that a poor Colorado county has to pay back a huge oil company.
Next month, Colorado voters will decide whether the state's $5 billion worth of tax-exempt properties are all charity cases.
A "nonprofit" hospital gets its lucrative office buildings taken off the tax rolls.
NEED A TAX BREAK FOR THE NEW YEAR? CONSIDER RAISING BEES, DONKEYS, HAY OR, AS A LAST RESORT, A STINK WITH THE COUNTY ASSESSOR.TO BEE OR NOT TO BEE? FOR A SUCCESSFUL DEVELOPER SEEKING A TAX BREAK, THAT'S NO QUESTION. BUT TAXPAYERS GET STUNG.