CAMRO 2nd Annual Conference PowerPoint Slides
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The amount of severance tax paid by producers in Colorado is maligned as being too low compared to other western states. Those people who wish to increase the tax percentage also want to remove the ad valorem credit. If this proposal were to ever take place, mineral owners would pay much higher severance tax than now.
The Principal Economist of the Colorado Legislative Council Staff, Larson Silbaugh, has issued a Memorandum on the Effective Severance Tax Rates on Oil and Gas.