County property taxes drastically increase

Inflation and market forces drive property taxes in Carbon County up by 18-20% with little relief in sight from the state legislature

Property owners in Carbon County received their tax statements for 2023 last month. According to County Assessor Renee Snider, on average there was an increase of 18-20% in property taxes for the county.

Unfortunately, there seems to be little relief for taxpayers as the Wyoming State Legislature managed to pass just two bills out of 16 regarding property taxes in 2023.

Market Inflation

According to Snider, there were two major factors in the “substantial increase” seen in property taxes this year: inflation and market forces.

“Inflation over this last year drove values up quite a bit,” said S...


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