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CO Corn Action Alert: Take Action on Improper Taxation of Ag Fertilizer…NOW!

When the bill for the state’s 2019-2020 budget was passed, it included a tax surprise for Colorado farmers from the Department of Revenue.
In a rule-making hearing, the department decided to tax agricultural compounds including fertilizer.

HB19-1329 would fix this issue and ensure fertilizer is not subject to sales tax.

The bill has bipartisan support, but the risk of it getting caught up in the end-of-session partisan debate is likely.  Many bills are expected to die on the calendar before they can be passed.

Colorado Corn Growers Association is asking you to take a few minutes and ask the State Senate to prioritize the fertilizer bill and be sure it gets through.


By Tucker Allmer - The BARN

Tucker Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.