Gypsum eyes stunted sales tax growth for 2016 budget

Gypsum eyes stunted sales tax growth for 2016 budget
Local News

By Pam Boyd

GYPSUM — Local residents are definitely enjoying the fact that they are paying less at the pump, but a decrease in fuel prices have affected the town of Gypsum’s sales tax receipts for 2015.Not that the folks at Gypsum Town Hall are complaining, really. When aviators purchase fuel at the Eagle County Regional Airport, they pay a sales tax to the town. When fuel costs less, they pay less tax.“That’s a pretty big chunk of change for us in Gypsum,” said Gypsum Town Manager Jeff Shroll. “While it’s good for you and I at the pump, it does affect our …

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