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Major tax responsibilities of coal and natural gas producers in Wyoming and West Virginia

March 2, 2012 by and

This policy memo is a comparison of how West Virginia and Wyoming tax their mineral resources.  While there are similarities, there are also many differences. This paper continues the discussion of how states which are reliant on extractive industries can make policy decisions, like the creation of a permanent mineral trust fund, and how those decisions can impact state budgets for years to come. Read