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Wyoming: Motor Vehicle Sales Tax Change


 Buying a new (old) car in Wyoming? In 2016, you'll have more time to register it and pay sales tax.

Under current Wyoming law, a vehicle must be registered with the state and Wyoming sales tax must be paid within forty-five day of the date of purchase or transfer of ownership.

Under Wyoming House Bill 115 (Enrolled Act 23), which takes effect January 1, 2016, new vehicle owners have sixty-five days from the date of purchase or transfer of ownership to register the vehicle and pay sales or use tax.

The legislation also extends the amount of time vehicle owners have to register and pay Wyoming sales or use tax on vehicles purchased in another state and brought to Wyoming for use or storage. Currently, vehicle owners have forty-five (45) days; effective January 1, 2016, vehicle owners will have sixty-five (65) days.

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Sales tax rates, rules, and regulations change frequently. Although we hope you'll find this information helpful, this blog is for informational purposes only and does not provide legal or tax advice.
Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.