Lodging tax passes

Five percent tax will help fund Wyoming Office of Tourism

Governor Mark Gordon has said he will be signing only one tax bill that comes to his desk. That is House Bill 134, also known as the Five Percent Lodging Tax.

Once it’s signed into law, House Bill 134 will set a tax rate of five percent on all lodging in Wyoming, including short term rentals like those on AirBnB. It will allow for an additional county specific two percent tax, on top of the five percent, for a total of seven percent if voters in a county choose it.

This would amount to a three percent increase over what hotel guests pay in Wyoming now. Currently, Wyoming counties select their...


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