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April Unit Meetings: Severance Tax

Severance Tax: Cost of During Business in Colorado A severance tax is paid to compensate for the removal of a "nonrenewable" resource from the land such as oil, gas, molybdenum, oil shale and coal. The tax is designed to offset the resource loss and lessen the impact of removal. Colorado's primary source of severance taxes comes from oil and gas and totaled $292 million in the fiscal year ending June 2015. The Every Member Material(EMM) is pre-reading to prepare for this meeting. EMM Footnotes To view severance taxes by state, please look at Appendix A of this attached report.

The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County will discuss Colorado's severance tax provisions and distribution at its six April 12-14 public unit meetings which include:

Tuesday, April 12th at 9:15am
Highland Rescue Team Ambulance District
317 S. Lookout Mountain Rd Golden 80401
Call Janet at 303-674-7755 for information

Tuesday, April 12th at 9:15am
St. Philip Lutheran Church 7531 S Kendall Blvd Littleton 80128
(corner of Kendall and Ken Caryl)
Call Christina at 303-470-1809 for information

Tuesday, April 12th at 1pm
Arvada Elks Lodge 5700 Yukon St 80002
Call Becka at 303-421-1853 for information

Wednesday, April 13th at 9:15am
Westland Meridian 10695 W 17th Ave, Lakewood 80215
Call Darlene at 303-238-8996 for information

Wednesday, April 13th at 6pm (Brown Bag Optional)
Jeffco LWV Office 1425 Brentwood St Suite 7 Lakewood 80214
Call Lucinda at 720-254-5741 for information

Thursday, April 14th at 9:15am
Cason Howell House 1575 Kipling St Lakewood 80215
Call Susan at 303-988-5847 for information

Member Annual Meeting April 26

Our Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 26th. Click here for more information. League of Women Voters of Jefferson County Annual Meeting Kit can be downloaded here.

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