Wyoming’s state and local tax burden (tax collections divided by private sector personal income) was the twentieth highest in the nation for FY 2016 at 14.4 percent—or 1 percent above the national average of 14.3 percent.
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, Wyoming collected $3.3 billion in state and local taxes—or $5,696 for every man, woman, and child. While this is an impress… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2018/06/wyoming-has-twentieth-highest-state-and-local-tax-burden-nation-fy-2016/
There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s state and local government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2017/12/wyomings-state-and-local-government-workforce-third-least-productive-2016/
The third and final installment in a series that explains how data on private consumption can help state legislators make more informed decisions.
This is the third and last part in my trilogy on private consumption (see part one and two). It explains how private-consumption data can be used to evaluate a state’s ec… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2016/03/private-consumption-states-part-3/
In his book How Money Walks, Travis Brown analyzes the migration of money between the 50 states. His findings are compelling yet logical: since the early 1990s low-… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2016/02/alaska-and-wyoming-path-individual-income-tax/
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In the course of collecting taxes and spending money, the federal government inevitably creates “winners” … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/12/wyoming-sixth-biggest-net-loser-federal-spending-2013/
There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/09/wyomings-government-workforce-nineteenth-least-productive-2013/
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, Wyoming collected $3.5 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the avera… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/2015/03/severance-taxes-fuel-wyomings-tenth-highest-nation-tax-burden-2013/
There are two major elements to look at when examining a state’s government workforce—the number of employees and the level of their pay. Each element is measured relative to the … https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/wyomings-government-workforce-seventeenth-least-productive-2012/
The U.S. Census Bureau recently released their state tax revenue data for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 (pdf) along with the cool infographic below. The new data does not bring any g… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/state-tax-collections-rise-fiscal-year-2013/
In Fiscal Year (FY) 2011, Wyoming collected $3.7 billion in state and local taxes. While this is an impressive sum of money, it tells us little about whether or not the avera… https://keypolicydata.com/blog-archives/severance-taxes-fuel-wyomings-fourth-highest-nation-tax-burden-2011/
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