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By Nick Reynolds
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Lobbyists, conservatives oppose corporate income tax

 

February 14, 2019



CHEYENNE — In the past five weeks, the Wyoming Legislature has examined a property tax, a tax on wind energy, and taxes on hotel rooms, cigarettes and vape products.

None of those taxes, however, have attracted the attention or scrutiny that House Bill 220 – or the National Retail Fairness Act – has managed to draw.

After rushing through the House of Representatives, the effort to introduce Wyoming’s first corporate income tax has garnered the wrath of a cadre of foes, including lobbyists for multi-million dollar companies and Washington D.C. think tanks. That opposition has arisen...



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