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Resort Tax

New Red Lodge Resort Tax Rules Explained

At last night’s City Council meeting, the new resort tax ordinance #901 passed with little fanfare. The gist of the regulations remain the same: The tax rate is 3%, it applies to transactions within the City limits, and it is intended to apply to luxury items, not necessities of life. If you wish to read… Read More ›

Resort Tax

Red Lodge Resort Tax Review, Part 2

As I mentioned in Part 1 two weeks ago, the City of Red Lodge is currently reviewing the resort tax ordinance and making changes to it. When a proposed new version of the ordinance was released, a lot of merchants — and taxpayers — were pretty upset about it. I wrote a letter to the… Read More ›

Resort Tax

Red Lodge Resort Tax Review, Part 1

As all Red Lodge residents (and most visitors) know, we have a 3% “resort tax” in this city. Basically, it’s a sales tax in a state without sales taxes. A handful of other communities around the state have resort taxes, including West Yellowstone and Big Sky. Please see the updates in Part 2 of this… Read More ›

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