Resort Tax Executive Director Daniel Bierschwale said a few months ago that pressures of COVID-19 have revealed that organizations need to diversify funding sources. Resort Tax funding is not a guarantee, particularly since resort tax is so heavily dependent on tourism – something that does not often bode well during a pandemic.
Big Sky Area Resort Tax District
Over 10 hours of deliberations over the course of three days allowed Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) to distribute $2,513,372 with its FY21 Spring funding cycle.
Resort Tax Executive Director Daniel Bierschwale said the process went smoothly even with COVID–19 best practices in play.
A collaborative effort between Big Sky Resort Area District (Resort Tax) and Big Sky County Water and Sewer District (BSCWSD) to address wastewater issues in the area moves closer to the ballot.
Heavy hitters traveled from all over Montana to argue the merits of Senate Bill 241 at the Senate Taxation Committee hearing on Feb. 20 in Helena.
The Big Sky Area Resort District Tax Board discussed once again the controversial and complicated issue of short-term rentals at their February 13 meeting.