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Wyoming legislative panel rejects tax proposals

CHEYENNE (AP) — A Wyoming legislative committee has rejected all the tax proposals it was considering to bolster the state’s sagging revenues.

 

February 1, 2018



CHEYENNE (AP) — A Wyoming legislative committee has rejected all the tax proposals it was considering to bolster the state’s sagging revenues.

The Joint Revenue Committee actually voted on only one of the five tax bills on the agenda Wednesday.

After a proposed bill to impose a 1 percent tax on purchases at leisure and hospitality establishments around the state failed on a 6-6 vote, the committee declined to even consider four other proposals.

Those proposals included raising the state sales tax to fund school construction and maintenance and increase property tax assessment rates.

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