The City of Steamboat has published their preliminary July 2015 Sales, Use, and Accommodation Tax Report. Steamboat’s July sales taxes are 6.49% more than the July 2014 collections, a difference of $123,042. When comparing this July to the prior July, the greatest categorical increases are in lodging and amenities at 16.43% and liquor stores at 8.55%. Notable increases in collections by area were 14.77% for the Mountain area and 6.79% for West Steamboat. Year to date sales tax collection is showing a positive trend at 6.20% more than year to date through July 2014.