RAPID CITY, S.D. – Taxes collected from the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally totaled more than $1.3 million, a 6% increase compared with 2019.
A report from the South Dakota Department of Revenue shows that more than half of the taxes collected were state sales taxes.
The 10-day rally in western South Dakota drew hundreds of thousands of bikers from across the country. The large-scale event has been linked to more than 250 coronavirus infections in 12 states.