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Jim Markel of Red Oxx Manufacturing

Jim Markel of Red Oxx Manufacturing

Jim Markel, of Red Oxx Manufacturing, is shown with some of the products made by the company at 310 N. 13th St. He is opposed to a local option sales tax, saying it may drive away out-of-state customers and potential developers as well as creating a tax-collection burden.

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Billings Chamber renewing push for local option sales tax

Billings Chamber renewing push for local option sales tax

At Trailhead Spirits in downtown Billings, owner Casey McGowan is selling the Montana brand as much as his own products. So it’s worth jacking up his prices if the money comes back to his community.

December 14, 2014 12:15 am Photos

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Gazette opinion: Lawmakers must unite to give city voters new options

In an election with 35,191 votes cast, the Billings public safety levy fell 1,027 votes short on Tuesday.

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Bakken county passes sales tax to pay for public safety

Bakken county passes sales tax to pay for public safety

WILLISTON, N.D. — A sales tax approved by Williams County residents to provide money for public safety in the rapidly growing oil patch region should generate tens of millions of dollars annually, though not everyone is excited about its passage.

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Sales tax revenue up in Jackson, Teton County

JACKSON, Wyo. — Sales tax revenue collections are up in and around Jackson this summer.

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Fundraising for 1-cent campaign lags behind 2010 figures

Fundraising for 1-cent campaign lags behind 2010 figures

The Natrona County 1-Cent Committee has raised $2,500 in the early going of its fundraising campaign to get out the vote for the optional 1-cent sales tax, according to committee treasurer Lacy Crowder.

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Crews work on the back end of the engine bays at the new Casper Fire Station No. 2 in early April in Casper. The new station, on South Coffman Street near Wyoming Boulevard, is being constructed in part with money from the optional 1-cent sales tax funds.

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Cheyenne weighs projects for excess tax revenue

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Cheyenne city officials are proposing spending nearly $900,000 in excess sales tax revenue on roadway landscaping and energy efficiency.

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County hopes penny tax won't sink like school bond

CASPER, Wyo. — Casper and Natrona County officials hope that voter rejection of a bond issue for school improvements doesn't mean the optional 1-cent county sales tax will be in trouble when it comes up for renewal in November.

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Wyoming communities want 1 percent sales tax survey

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Communities in northeast Wyoming want a survey to find out how citizens want Gillette, Wright and Campbell County to spend Optional 1 Percent Sales Tax money.

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Sales tax distributions surging in Jackson

JACKSON, Wyo. — Here's a good sign for the economy in northwest Wyoming: Revenue from local sales taxes is surging in Jackson.

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Tax Foundation: Montana ranks 7th best in tax climate

Montana has the seventh-best tax climate for businesses in the 50 states, according to the 2014 ratings released recently by the Tax Foundation.

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Gazette opinion: State scores well in business tax competition

Gazette opinion: State scores well in business tax competition

Tax competition is an unpleasant reality for state revenue and budget officials, but it is an effective restraint on state and local taxes.

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Fox, 2 other attorneys general, say Internet sales tax is unconstitutional

State Attorney General Tim Fox is teaming up with his counterparts in two other states without sales taxes to fight the Internet sales tax bill before the U.S. House.

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Montana AG urges House to oppose online sales tax

Montana AG urges House to oppose online sales tax

HELENA — State Attorney General Tim Fox is teaming up with his counterparts in two other states without sales taxes to fight the Internet sales tax bill before the U.S. House.

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Enzi faces heat from youth group over Internet sales tax legislation

Enzi faces heat from youth group over Internet sales tax legislation

CASPER, Wyo. — Millennials are taking to Facebook to protest a bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo.

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Internet sales tax embraced by no-tax Republicans

Internet sales tax embraced by no-tax Republicans

WASHINGTON — You don't see this very often: a majority of Senate Republicans voting to make people who buy stuff on the Internet pay state and local sales taxes.

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Sales tax up in at least 2 Wyoming counties

RIVERTON — People are paying higher sales taxes in at least two Wyoming counties to raise money for construction projects.

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Jackson lawmaker proposes tipping law changes

Jackson lawmaker proposes tipping law changes

JACKSON — A state lawmaker from Jackson is proposing some changes to Wyoming's tipping laws.

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Cheyenne reporting healthy sales tax collections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Sales tax collections in the city of Cheyenne are doing better than expected.

December 03, 2012 8:14 pmLoading…

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