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.
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As a WTA member, we’ll ensure you’re informed of critical issues and receive the most current Wyoming tax information.
To promote sound tax policy for a healthy Wyoming economy.
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.
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.
WTA advocates public policies that make sense for a healthy Wyoming economy. Ultimately, we are the voice of the taxpayer.
The Latest News
Watch Back – Economic Update with UW College of Business Dean Scott Beaulier
Watch back as University of Wyoming College of Business Dean Scott Beaulier updates membership about the current state of the US economy and perspective of the state's economic activity. The Dean covered a lot of ground between rising interest rates, bank failures,...
True Tax Reform
True Tax Reform For decades the executive and legislative branches have recognized that Wyoming’s tax structure is in a permanent state of imbalance. The two branches largely supported the work of the Tax Reform 2000 Committee and have implemented many of the...
Consensus Revenue Estimating Group releases the Wyoming State Government Revenue Forecast for Fiscal Year 2023 – 2028
WTA Summary January 12, 2023 Fiscal Profile January 2023 Wyoming State Government Revenue Forecast for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 - 2028
Watch Back – 85th Annual Meeting Panel Discussions & Presentations
Back to the Basics: Tax Codes of Wyoming Wyoming Department of Revenue and industry experts review the tax codes of Wyoming. How are we funding Wyoming? Panel discussion featuring Brenda Henson, Wyoming Department of Revenue Director; Dan Noble, Wyoming Department of...
Consensus Revenue Estimating Group releases the Wyoming State Government Revenue Forecast for Fiscal Year 2022 – 2026
WTA Summary October 2022 CREG Forecast for FY2023 -- FY 2028 Fiscal Profile for 2021-22 and 2023-24
Join Us!! WTA 85th Annual Meeting
Registration Closed Agenda November 29, 2022 | Legislative Policy Meeting & Reception | 1:00PM - 6:00PM | Little America Resort, Cheyenne WY November 30, 2022 | Annual Meeting | 8:00AM - 4:00PM | Little America Resort, Cheyenne WY Thank you to our Sponsors!!...
Watch Back – WyomingSense Update with Governor Gordon’s Senior Policy Advisor Rob Creager
Watch back as Governor Gordon's Senior Policy Advisor Rob Creager walks us through the informative WyomingSense.gov website and present updates to the website including Governor recommendations versus the appropriated budget. Created to ensure transparency of the...
Watch Back – Watch Back – Meet the Experts – Residential Property Tax 101
Watch back as we visit with the experts! Department of Revenue Director Brenda Henson, Department of Revenue Property Tax Administrator Brian Judkins, Laramie County Assessor Ken Guille and Wyoming Board of Equalization Statistician Jordan Martin discuss assessments,...
Watch Back – University of Wyoming’s Dr. Rob Godby & Dr. Mark Peterson
In January Mark Peterson and Rob Godby, along with their colleague Dave Feldman conducted a survey of approximately 400 Wyoming residents regarding their preferences over six budget policy initiative in preparation for the upcoming legislative session. The policy...
Watch Back – Holland & Hart Tax Conference
Wyoming Legislature and political leaders continue to grapple with a dependence on a shrinking mineral industry to fund its state and local government budgets. While world events have driven prices up, which translates into a temporary increase in state revenue, the...
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?
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?
Is the tax stable and predictable under changing political, economic, regulatory and environmental conditions?
Does the tax result in diversification in taxation?
Is the tax visible, accountable and auditable?
Is the tax easy to understand, administer and cost effective to collect?
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