COMPLETE LIST OF SUBMITTED APPLICATIONS
The Specific Purpose Excise Tax (SPET) is an optional, voter approved 1 percent sales tax paid by visitors and residents on most goods and services (excluding groceries) purchased within the county. The funds allow local government and public entities to construct community facilities, infrastructure, and amenities that would otherwise require other sources of revenue such as bonds or increased property tax.
To view all the 2022 SPET applications
How are the 6 cents of sales tax utilized?
The State of Wyoming gets 69% of these funds. The balance, 31%, is shared by the Town of Jackson and Teton County, with the split based on population.
The Town of Jackson and Teton County share this funding to support general operations and capital projects. The split is based on population, with a small amount allocated to a Wyoming State administrative fee.
The 6th cent are SPET funds that support voter-approved capital projects sponsored by the Town of Jackson, Teton County, and other public entities.