Vail sales tax jump in July |

Vail sales tax jump in July

VAIL, Colorado ” Vail collected more sales tax in July than it has in any other summer month in the last decade.

The town got $1,309,448 in sales tax for the month, up 3.45 percent compared to last year.

Sales Tax Administrator Sally Lorton said she expects the town to collect another $67,000 in July sales tax, bringing the total to $1,376,448. That would be up 8.7 percent compared to July of last year.

March is generally the most lucrative month for sales tax collection. Last March, the town saw $3,322,065 in revenue.

Sales tax is the town’s top revenue generator.

Staff Writer Edward Stoner can be reached at 748-2929 or

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