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By Micheal Illiano
The Sheridan Press-WNE 

Study questions fairness of Wyoming taxes

 

October 25, 2018



SHERIDAN — A recent study questions the equality of Wyoming’s tax structure and claims wealthy residents pay a small percentage of the state’s taxes.

The study was produced by the Institute of Taxation and Economic Policy in partnership with Better Wyoming, a liberal advocacy group.

In short, the report claims that Wyoming’s tax structure worsens economic inequality by relying on taxes that are disproportionately paid by working and middle class residents.

“It’s surprising to me that this isn’t more upsetting to people here, but it’s probably just because they don’t reali...



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