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Marijuana sees largest sales tax collection growth in February compared with 2018

Marijuana saw the largest sales tax collections growth by category in February when compared with the same month in 2018.
John F. Russell

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — February sales tax collections in the city of Steamboat Springs were up 5.8% compared with the same month in 2018, according to a report from the city.

The city’s collection of $2.69 million is its largest February collection to date.

Sales tax collections were up more than 8% in the marijuana, miscellaneous and utilities categories. Restaurants, lodging and grocery also saw increases in collections. Construction was the only category that saw a decrease in collections at 0.31%.

Sales tax collections by area saw double-digit increases in West Steamboat and regional Steamboat. The catch-all regional area includes collections that do not fall within another collection area as well as from businesses that don’t have a fixed location.

All other areas — including downtown, U.S. Highway 40 and the mountain area — saw growth, as well.

To reach Nicole Miller, call 970-871-4206, email nmiller@SteamboatPilot.com or follow her on Twitter @millerna.


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