The City of Steamboat has published the preliminary August 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s August sales taxes are 1.72% more than the August 2014 collections, a difference of $30,072. When comparing this August to the prior August, the greatest categorical increases are in utilities at 5.14% and miscellaneous retail at 4.42%. Notable increases in collections by area were 8.11% for the West Steamboat area and 5.57% for the Highway 40 Corridor. Year to date sales tax collection is showing a positive trend at 5.82% more than year to date through August 2014.