Vail sales tax collections drop is in line with neighboring towns
Vail, CO, Colorado
Here’s a look at year-to-date sales tax collections for area towns, and how they compare to the same period in 2008. All are down by double-digit percentages through March, the last month for which figures are available.
Aspen: down 20.59 percent.
Breckenridge: down 17.09 percent.
Steamboat Springs: down 18.46 percent.
Vail: down 18.24 percent.
Glenwood Springs: down 16.02 percent.
Snowmass: down 17.89 percent.
Source: Town of Vail
Snow usually comes and goes in this part of the state. A forecasted storm is expected to stick around for a while. Forecasters are calling for snow to persist throughout the weekend in the high country, with a prospect of a couple of feet of powder by the time the storm starts to diminish on Monday.