The Kiplinger Tax Map: Guide to State Income Taxes, State Sales Taxes, Gas Taxes, Sin Taxes
Tool | Updated October 2019

State-by-State Guide to Taxes

Compare state tax rates and rules — on income, ordinary purchases, gas, sin products, property, and more — across the U.S.


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The Bottom Line
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Most Tax-Friendly

Thanks in large part to abundant revenues that the state collects from oil and mineral rights, Wyoming residents shoulder one of the lowest tax burdens in the U.S. With no income tax, it’s number one on the list of Kiplinger's Most Tax-Friendly States. Residents of the Equality State can also raise their glasses to the lowest beer tax in the country.

Sales Tax

4% state levy. Municipalities can add up to 2% to that, with a combined rate of 5.32%, according to the Tax Foundation.

Income Tax Range

Wyoming has no state income tax.

Motor Fuel Taxes

Gasoline: $0.2400 per gallon.
Diesel: $0.2400 per gallon.

Property Taxes

In Wyoming, residents pay an average of $635 in taxes per $100,000 of assessed home value.

Vehicle Taxes

Sales tax is due at the rate of the county where the purchaser lives.

Sin Taxes

Cigarettes: $0.60 per pack
Moist snuff: $0.60 per ounce
Other tobacco products: 20% of the wholesale price

Beer: $0.02 per gallon (lowest in the country)
Wine: n/a
Liquor: $0.95 per gallon
Wyoming controls wine and liquor distribution and adds a 17.6% markup before the retail sale.

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