Higher Tax Revenue in High Places
Situated at 10,600 feet in elevation, Alma, CO (population 300), is located in Park County – one of the most conservative, heavily Republican counties in Colorado. According to public record for 2012, Alma businesses collected a whopping $111,000 in tax revenue, while only collecting $54,000 in 2007.
How did this occur? Over the past five years, the only obvious changes in this little mountain town are the opening of two dispensaries, a grow store …More