In 1992, the general electorate of the Big Sky Resort Area voted to adopt a Resort Tax to be charged on “luxury” goods and services not deemed “necessities of life.” In 1998, the general electorate of the Big Sky Resort Area voted to create a District for local administration of the Resort Tax. Resort Tax is collected and remitted by local businesses operating within the District. The locally elected Board of 5 volunteer Directors strategically invests funds to address critical community needs. The District is administered by a small paid staff hired by the Board of Directors. 

Upcoming Events

Collector Survey and Business Advisory Group

Dear Big Sky Businesses, We want to hear from you! The Big Sky Resort Area District (BSRAD) is looking to gather feedback from those who own or operate a business within the District. Use the link below to complete a short survey. The survey is anonymous and results...

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FY21 Fall Award Results

Each year, Big Sky’s organizations submit applications to the Resort Tax Board requesting funds to help support the many services, programs, and projects that make Big Sky such a spectacular place to live and work. Our funding decisions amidst COVID-19 will require us...

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Project Spotlight: Operations of the Big Sky Community Housing Trust

The mission of Big Sky Community Housing Trust is to provide a diversity of affordable homes in order to grow and retain a strong base of employees living in Big Sky. The BSCHT organization began in 2018 under the HRDC umbrella, but it became its own 501(c)(3) and officially separated from HRDC on July 1, 2020.

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