State of Wyoming Archives: on Tax Reform


Matt Mead: Wyoming is #1 state for good tax climate

During a time when so many had credit ratings drop, our state's credit rating went up--to the highest (triple A) rating. Conservative budgeting and forecasting practices were cited for the upgrade. A report from The Tax Foundation recently put Wyoming at #1 of states with good tax climates. We have over $14 billion dollars in assets and can build on savings again this year while continuing to invest for future success through wise appropriations. Wyoming remains strong financially.
Source: Wyoming 2012 State of the State Address Feb 13, 2012

Jim Geringer: One-year 1/2% reduction in sales tax

The Governor [can] order a one-hlaf percent reduction in sales and use taxes if general fund balances meet certain criteria. The reduction would be only for one year, and even though it might make sales tax accounting for our retailers difficult, it would put some $80M back in the pockets of the people who have earned the money. I will support a reduction in the sales tax if the Legislature leaves the required balance of $35 million in the General Fund.
Source: 2001 State of the State Address to Wyoming Legislature Jan 10, 2001

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