The Wyoming (WY) state sales tax rate is currently 4%, ranking 40th-highest in the U.S. Depending on local municipalities, the total tax rate can be as high as 6%. The average local rate is 1.39%. The average combined tax rate is 5.39%, ranking 44th in the US.
Local taxes apply to both intra-state and inter-state transactions.
Use tax is a companion to the sales tax and is imposed upon goods purchased tax-free outside Wyoming, for use in Wyoming.
In Wyoming, food for domestic home consumption is exempt from sales tax. However, prepared food and food sold through vending machines are taxable. Prescription drugs, insulin with a prescription, durable medical equipment/oxygen delivery equipment/kidney dialysis equipment/mobility-enhancing equipment/prosthetic devices/enteral feeding systems with a prescription are exempt from sales tax.
Wyoming participates in the Streamlined Sales Tax Project (SSTP).