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Steamboat sales tax collection figures show improvement from preliminary February report

Nicole Miller

— Sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up 7.6 percent in February compared with February 2012, according to a final report released Monday.

The good news comes on the heels of a January report that showed sales tax collections up nearly 9 percent.

In February, the city collected $1,905,192 compared with $1,769,817 in the same month of 2012.

By sales tax category, lodging and amenities showed the largest increase by percentage at 17.8 percent followed by sporting goods at 13.6 percent. Miscellaneous retail collections were moved into the positive in the final report with a 0.1 percent change from February 2012.

By area, the mountain saw the largest increase in collections at 11.9 percent. Regional collections were the only area that saw a decline at 3 percent.

Other taxes the city collects

Building use: $7,413, down 9 percent from 2012.

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Accommodation: $113,722, up 17.9 percent from 2012.

Air service: $119,025, up 25 percent from 2012.

To reach Nicole Miller, call 970-871-4246 or email nmiller@SteamboatToday.com

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Read the full February tax report here.

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