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2 years 7 months ago

Holiday sales tax considered for Colorado

DENVER (AP) - Clothing and school supplies would be tax-free during an annual Colorado "sales tax holiday" under consideration in the Colorado House. The bill would make Colorado the 17th state to waive sales taxes on back-to-school items for a short period each year. Colorado's proposal would set the holiday...

2 years 8 months ago

Medical marijuana industry growing

We're speaking with the city and local Colorado Springs medical marijuana businesses tonight. From 2010 to 2011 the industry posted a growth in sales taxes collected of 45%. We'll have that story tonight on News 5 at 10.

3 years 5 months ago

Sales tax collections up slightly

Sales tax collections for February in Colorado Springs were up slightly from last year. The city finance office reported tax collections increased by .83 percent from a year ago. Tax collections for the first two months of the year are up 2.4 percent when compared with last year at...

4 years 3 weeks ago

Medical pot brings in money, but how much?

The growing medical marijuana business is bringing money into local government. How much is relative. After Governor Bill Ritter announced a plan Monday to use $9 million dollars from the state's Medical Marijuana Program Cash Fund (paid by patients to receive a medical marijuana card) to help balance next...

4 years 6 months ago

City of Pueblo faces hardships in 2010

The City of Pueblo is dealing with money woes, that could impact services. January's sales tax revenues fell -1.1% from the same time a year ago. "Housing starts are down, commercial construction is down, that's the lion's share of that use tax money that comes in," said Jerry Pacheco, City...

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