beer http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming considers increasing the Beer Tax http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-considers-increasing-beer-tax <p>Wyoming is not a big tax state, so it might not be much of surprise to learn that Wyoming’s Beer Taxes are the lowest in the country.&nbsp; Beer is taxed two cents a gallon and according to the Tax Foundation that amounts to a penny a six pack for a consumer.&nbsp;</p><p>There have been several efforts to raise the tax in recent years, but those proposals are typically dead on arrival.&nbsp; In a few weeks the Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee will re-vist the issue as Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.</p> Fri, 30 Aug 2013 22:14:07 +0000 Bob Beck 46198 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming considers increasing the Beer Tax Fremont County leads Wyoming beer tax hike effort http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/fremont-county-leads-wyoming-beer-tax-hike-effort <p>An interim legislative committee is planning to study Wyoming's beer and liquor tax this summer.</p><p>Wyoming's 2-cents-per-gallon tax on malt beverages is the lowest in the nation. It has remained unchanged since it was first passed in 1935, about a year after Prohibition was repealed.</p><p></p><p>The study is among several tax studies assigned to the Joint Interim Revenue Committee this summer and fall.</p> Mon, 18 Mar 2013 21:56:55 +0000 The Associated Press 38161 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Fremont County leads Wyoming beer tax hike effort