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Posted on: March 1, 2022

[ARCHIVED] January Preliminary Sales Tax Report

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STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, COLORADO-March 1, 2022-The city has published the preliminary January 2022 sales, use, and accommodation tax report. The January 2022 sales taxes for the City of Steamboat Springs are 33.54% higher compared to the January 2021 collections or an increase of $983,064. For the past 5 years, January collections represent about 10% of annual collections. 

When comparing this January to the same month last year the notable increases in collections by category are in lodging & amenities at 69.83%, restaurants at 46.68%, and sporting goods at 38.90% over last January. These categories in 2021 were considerably down compared to the prior year. Increases in collections by area were seen across all geographical areas on which we report data. 

Accommodation Tax is primarily dedicated to local trail projects. A small amount each year is dedicated towards the marketing of these projects and capital improvements at Haymaker. January collections were up 70.41% compared to the same period last year.

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 reconciliations completed, and the size and number of developments in the City. January net use tax collections total $334,841.

The city’s Tax Division strives to provide superior services. General tax information and staff contacts can be found on the Municipal Tax page. The webpage provides an efficient way for customers to access information on sales tax rates, online sales tax filing, construction use tax, excise tax on construction, vehicle use tax, and links to documents, reports and the sales tax code.


Sue Davies, Budget and Tax Manager, 970.871.8251 or email

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