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Lodging Tax

New Tax On Lodging Coming To Wyoming In 2021

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State Capitol

Starting next year, Wyoming will begin assessing a new 5% tax on overnight stays at hotels, motels, RV parks, campgrounds, guest ranches, Airbnbs and other lodging facilities around the state.

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Statewide Lodging Tax Becomes Law

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A bill creating a statewide lodging tax was signed into law Friday by Gov. Mark Gordon, clearing the way for the tax to take effect Jan. 1.

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Bob Geha: Statewide Lodging Tax Wins House Approval

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A measure that would impose a statewide 5 percent lodging tax on the cost of hotel and motel rooms won final approval Monday from the state House of Representatives.

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Lodging Tax: $21.5 Million Raised Statewide in 2019

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Lodging tax

A statewide lodging tax bill is being proposed again this year at the Wyoming legislature. Only five states have lodging tax rates lower than Wyoming.

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Governor Gordon Will Support New Lodging Tax to Promote Tourism

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Photo by Walter Sprague, Newcastle Newsletter Journal

“I can support it,” Governor Mark Gordon said when asked if he can get behind the concept of a statewide lodging tax to fund the future of tourism.

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Peterson: How to fix Wyoming’s revenue struggles

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Wyoming Government spending

Wyoming, by our state’s constitution, must have a balanced budget. Some would argue that we do not deficit spend in Wyoming while others would argue that we use the reserves to balance the budget which is, in a sense, deficit spending. From my own simple understanding, when we spend more in a period than we take in, it is deficit spending.

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