The Wyoming (WY) state sales tax rate is currently 4.0%. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 6%.
Prescription drugs and groceries are exempt from sales tax. The use tax is the same rate as the tax rate of the county where the purchaser resides.
Wyoming was listed in Kiplinger’s 2011 10 tax-friendly states for retirees due to the low sales tax rate and a cap of no more than 1% more that can be added by local jurisdictions. Property taxes are only levied on 9.5% of the assessed value of the home.
Candy is considered food and is generally exempt unless sold from a vending machine. Candy from a vending machine is considered to be designed for immediate consumption and is therefore taxable.
Wyoming is a member of the Streamlined Sales Tax (SST). Avalara is a Certified Service Provider (CSP) for SST.
Avalara Sales and Use Tax Products for Wyoming
AvaTax – AvaTax is a powerful, online sales tax compliance solution that provides all businesses with a level of sales tax automation that until now has been available only to Fortune 500 companies. AvaTax’s transaction-based service model and seamless integration into business applications gives you rapid access to all jurisdiction assignments and real-time sales tax calculations. Cutting-edge technologies and superior processing logic can manage even the most complicated tax issues, such as situs, nexus, tax tiers, tax holidays, exemptions, certificate management and product taxability rules.
TrustFile – TrustFile offers a simple and inexpensive solution that automates sales and use tax processes in the twelve states that mandate e–filing and e–payment.
TrustFile Forms – TrustFile Forms helps you streamline the paper returns preparation process with a catalog of more than 1,000 state-approved forms for US States, US Possessions and Canada.