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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.

June 28, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…
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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.

June 27, 2014 9:57 pmLoading…

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.

May 10, 2014 3:25 pmLoading…

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.

November 12, 2013 10:02 amLoading…

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.

November 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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.

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
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.

June 12, 2013 2:23 pmLoading…
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.

May 04, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
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.

April 02, 2013 10:12 amLoading…
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.

January 14, 2013 8:30 am Related Loading…

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…

Cody business leaders seek renewal of 4 percent lodging tax

CODY, Wyo. — Cody business leaders are working to persuade Park County voters to renew a 4 percent lodging tax, and they’re taking steps to make sure the measure isn’t confused with a separate and unrelated sales tax that is also on the Nov. 6 general election ballot.

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Casper City Council OKs car-per-man police program

CASPER, Wyo. -- The Casper City Council voted to fund a car-per-man program for the Police Department with $2.37 million in unallocated optional 1-cent sales tax money after a public hearing at Tuesday's regular meeting.

June 06, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Wyoming tax officials watching for 'zappers'

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Wyoming tax officials are aware of the proliferation of "tax zappers," who skim sales tax money that should have gone to states.

June 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Treasurer: Natrona County sales tax revenues remain strong

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County’s revenue picture continued to improve through March compared with the same time last year, County Treasurer Tom Doyle told the county commissioners at their work session.

April 18, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

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