Aspen Sales tax revenues for March were down 24 percent from the same month last year, according to a city of Aspen’s consumption tax report released Thursday. March sales totaled $49.6 million, down 26 percent from the same month a year ago. Overall sales for the first three months of the year totaled $154.8 million, down 20 percent compared to the same period in 2008, the report showed.

Staff report, March 8, 2009 Aspen Times

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