Construction and home improvement see a boost in April sales tax revenue for Steamboat Springs
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — The construction industry has contributed to a boost in the city of Steamboat Springs’ April sales tax revenue.
Sales tax revenue this April increased by 6.36% over revenue collected in April 2018, according to a city report.
The greatest categorical increases were in construction and home improvement at 15.08% and utilities at 12.25%.
Regionally, collections increased by 17.95% over April 2018 in the regional area and by 12.54% in the West Steamboat area.
Accommodations tax revenue has increased both in the month of April and in the year to date. April 2019 saw a 17.22% increase over April 2018. Year to date accommodations tax increased 17.64% for the first quarter of the year over the same period last year. Overall, year-to-date sales tax collection increased by 8.55% over the first quarter compared to last year.
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