Wyoming offers the most business-friendly tax climate in the U.S., a pro-business attitude and wide-open spaces full of adventure—which are reflected in our recent growth in business recruitment and existing business expansion success.

— Josh Dorrell, CEO,
Wyoming Business Council


The Wyoming Innovation Center in Gillette is a 9.5-acre designed to attract companies and researchers related to coal and coal byproducts. (Photo: Wyoming Business Council)





Cheyenne LEADS, is a private not-for-profit economic development organization for the City of Cheyenne and Laramie County, Wyoming. Shovel ready sites, the great outdoors and a fantastic community make it the ideal location for most businesses. No corporate, personal or inventory tax, along with an abundance of power and terabyte capacity make Cheyenne the ideal location for your business.


#1 Best Business Climate
2023 State Rankings
Top 5 Outdoor Recreation
2023 State Rankings
Top 10 Best Business Climate (Small): Cheyenne
2023 Metro Rankings

From the July / August 2023 issue of Business Facilities


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