Current Wyoming Property Tax Relief/Credit/Deferral Programs
(Last revised March, 2016)
The State of Wyoming currently has two property tax relief/credit/deferral
programs available. Interested applicants
should contact the agency
or contact person listed below for specific
information and eligibility questions. Program availability, funding,
and qualifications are subject to
Property Tax Deferral Program
- Administered By: County Assessor, County Treasurer
- Where to Apply: County Assessor’s office. NOTE: This program is authorized at county option. Currently, only Teton County authorizes the program for residents of Teton County.
- Application Form: Available at participating County Assessor’s offices.
- Application Deadline: November 10th of the year taxes are levied.
- Eligibility Requirements: Principal residence on a parcel of land of less than 40 acres. Owner must have limited income, be over 62 years old or handicapped (as determined by Social Security Administration), and have purchased property 10 years prior to applying for deferral of taxes.
- General Description of Program: A program to defer (not refund or credit) property taxes on a qualifying residence. Interest does accrue on deferred taxes.
of Refund: Up to ½ of property taxes on a qualifying principal residence.
Authorization: W.S. 39-13-107(b)(iii)
Citation: Promulgated by County Commissioners
- Contact Information: County Assessor.
- Funding Source: County general fund.
- Additional Information: Taxpayer must file an annual affidavit indicating any significant change in financial status.
Veteran's Property Tax Exemption Program
- Administered By: Local County Assessor, County Treasurer
- Where to Apply: Local County Assessor
- Application Form: Available at local
County Assessor’s and/or
County Treasurer’s office, and under the Tax Relief tab, Veterans section on this website..
- Application Deadline: Fourth Monday in May for property tax
- Eligibility Requirements: Honorably discharged veterans of WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, or honorably discharged veteran who was awarded the
armed forces expeditionary medal or
other authorized service or campaign medal indicating service
for the United States in any armed conflict
in a foreign country (Qualified Medals); surviving
spouses of qualifying veterans;
certain disabled veterans may be
eligible for the exemption.
See Statutes and Rules for more information.
- General Description of Program: Property tax exemption available to a qualifying combat veteran or his/her surviving spouse.
- Amount of Refund: $3000 in assessed value
against real – personal
property. A surviving spouse may continue to collect the benefit until he
or she remarries. Must be a current Wyoming resident
and must have lived in the state
for three years. Exemption may be applied to the
property tax of primary residence or
motor vehicle registration.
- Statutory Authorization: W.S. 39-13-105
- Rule Citation: Chapter 14
Section 17, Department of Revenue
- Contact Information: Local County Assessor
- Funding Source: State general fund.
- Additional Information: Veteran or Surviving spouse must contact