Advocating sound tax policy for a healthy Wyoming economy

Since 1937, the Wyoming Taxpayers Association (WTA) has provided the essential connection and information source between the State’s taxpayers and the Legislature; between what’s important to you and what the public needs to know.

BECOME A MEMBER

As a WTA member, we’ll ensure you’re informed of critical issues and receive the most current Wyoming tax information.

Our Mission

To promote sound tax policy for a healthy Wyoming economy.

Research

Our research is the backbone to our high-quality resources, with the goal of supporting a high-level public dialogue on tax and fiscal issues.

Educate

We believe information is power. We have a duty to educate Wyoming’s citizens about Wyoming’s tax base and how equitable solutions to tax issues can benefit all taxpayers. 

 

Advocate

WTA advocates public policies that make sense for a healthy Wyoming economy. Ultimately, we are the voice of the taxpayer.

The Latest News

WTA Webniar – What is the prosperity in crypto for Wyoming?

WTA hosted an interactive panel in understanding the prosperity for crypto in Wyoming. Our expert panelists, moderated by WTA Executive Director, Ashley Harpstreith, discuss Wyoming statutes that laid the groundwork for crypto, blockchain and bitcoin that has led to...

What’s Next for Fiscal Policy?

What's Next for Fiscal Policy? The U.S. economy continues to recover from the sharpest downturn in American history, the country faces a new set of challenges and opportunities. The passage of a bipartisan infrastructure bill, high rates of inflation, and continued...

JUSTIFIED
  • Is there a justified need for the tax and is it fiscally prudent?
  • Are existing government funds spent efficiently before considering a new tax?
  • Is the primary goal of the tax to generate revenue or does it modify behavior or influence policy?
EQUITABLE
  • Does the tax impose equal and uniform liabilities upon similarly situated taxpayers?
  • Is the tax constitutional?
  • Does the tax disadvantage one taxpayer over another?
  • Will the tax distort economic behavior?
Stable
  • Is the tax stable and predictable under changing political, economic, regulatory and environmental conditions?
  • Does the tax result in diversification in taxation?
Transparent
  • Is the tax visible, accountable and auditable?
  • Is the tax easy to understand, administer and cost effective to collect?

Calendar of Events

2022 Legislative Preview & WTA Policy Meeting

Wednesday, February 2, 2022 2:00 pm – 4:00pm            Reception following                 WTA Office                                    200 East 8th Avenue Suite 203 Cheyenne WY                     Members Only

2022 WTA Policy Meetings

Every Monday During Session February 14 – March 14, 2022  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm | WTA Office  200 East 8th Avenue Suite 203 Cheyenne WY                     Members Only

 

 

WTA’s Toast & Taxes

Friday, February 18, 2022         7:00 AM – 9:00 am                 Capitol Extension        Conference Center                 Room W053/W054                             Members and Legislators Only

Wednesday, February 23, 2022      7:00 AM – 9:00 am                 Capitol Extension        Conference Center                 Room W053/W054             Members and Legislators Only

Wednesday, March 2, 2022         7:00 AM – 9:00 am                 Capitol Extension        Conference Center                 Room W053/W054             Members and Legislators Only

WTA 85th Annual Meeting

November 30, 2022                    8:00 am – 4:00 pm                     Little America Resort                       Cheyenne WY, 82001

 

Show your support for WTA!

It is only with your support, through membership, that we are able to influence state and local tax policy.