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Posted on: October 15, 2013

[ARCHIVED] August 2013 Final Sales Tax Report

The City of Steamboat has published the final August 2013 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. (See the Full Report.)

Also, the August 2013 Mountain Communities Report is available. (See the Mountain Communities.)

The City of Steamboat has published the final August 2013 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. City of Steamboat Springs’ August sales taxes are 7.36% higher than the August 2012 collections, an increase of $107,619. Sales tax collections for August 2013 exceeded August 2012 in all categories except utilities, with the largest gain seen in sporting goods at 19.33%. With an increase of 22.95%, businesses in the West Steamboat area saw the greatest increase compared to August last year.

Accommodation Tax, which is currently used to fund Haymaker debt payments, saw an increase of 12.38% compared to the same time period in 2013, and is up 8.97% year to date.

The Local Marketing District Air Service Sales Tax, with a rate of .25%, saw an increase of 8.48% over August 2012. Year to date the Air Service Tax is up 14.41%. This tax began January 1, 2012 and is held separately from the City of Steamboat Springs sales tax.

Building Use Tax is used to fund capital projects for the City of Steamboat Springs. This tax fluctuates depending on building permits issued, use tax audits completed, and the size and number of developments in the City. August 2013 showed a 76% decrease compared to August 2012 but, year to date, is up 20% through August.

For more information please contact Sarah Vale, Budget & Tax Supervisor 970-871-8251.svale@steamboatsprings.net

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