SNOWMASS VILLAGE --Sales tax revenue was down 5.6 percent in November over the same month the year before, according to a report from the Snowmass Village Finance Department.
With only December revenues left to report, that puts revenue in 2012 at 6.18 percent over the year before. November was Snowmass' first month since March to see a drop in sales.
Lodging was down 4.04 percent, restaurants 20.4 percent, sports equipment and clothing down 40 percent, food, drug and liquor stores 8.2 percent, and utilities 1.4 percent. General retail saw an increase of 12.7 percent in sales this November.
As of November, lodging had brought in the most revenue in 2012, accounting for 40.1 percent of sales. However, in November, the industry with the biggest portion of sales was utilities at 32.4 percent.