A majority of Wyoming’s 23 counties have tax-issue propositions on their General Election ballots, including 12 measures for new taxes or taxing authority.
With direct tax increases defeated once again, prominent House lawmakers are pushing revenue switches and a conditional sales tax increase to confront looming fiscal cliff.
Despite the early endorsement of Republican leadership, property and sales tax bills appear dead before seeing the light of day.
Nearly every leading lawmaker is backing a bill to raise $45 million a year for schools by imposing income tax on out-of-state corporations
Wyoming’s legislative leaders say they want to modernize the state’s tax system and generate new revenues for local governments and public schools.