Wyoming Becomes First State to Approve Sales-Tax Reform Measure

Vadum, Matthew
February 2001
Bond Buyer;02/27/2001, Vol. 335 Issue 31085, p5
Trade Publication
Focuses on Wyoming's approval of a legislation aimed at reforming the United States' sales- and use-tax system to permit the taxation of out-of-state sales. Number of states that have introduced enabling legislation; Absence of evidence of tax-base erosion; Financial analysts' disagreement on the fiscal ramifications of electronic commerce.


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