Tax Mix-Up Costs Garfield County
Tough times are getting tougher. Municipalities and organizations in Garfield County - including the library district - recently learned that an error in tax collection will cost them millions of dollars. Taxes were collected incorrectly on oil and gas "frac'ing" over several years in the mid-2000s; although the error was not made by the recipients of those tax funds, now they must repay the money.
This story from KJCT (the ABC affiliate in Grand Junction) was filmed, in part, at the Rifle Branch Library and features our very own Wilma Paddock, Assistant Director of Administration.