The Lodging Tax – Unsung Hero of Laramie County Economy


An unsung hero for Laramie County is on the ballot this November 4th. It helps bring in millions of dollars each year, provides thousands of jobs, and contributes substantial taxes.

The hero is the Laramie County lodging tax. This tax is paid by visitors who stay overnight in our hotels, bed & breakfasts, and campgrounds. Very few local residents pay this tax; only those who stay overnight in one of our lodging establishments do so.

Is this a new tax? No. The lodging tax has been in existence in the county since 1987, and voters have renewed it numerous times since. The lodging tax will be...

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