Cheyenne LEADS - The Economic Development Organization for Cheyenne and Laramie County
Cheyenne, Wyoming Your Business’ Next Frontier
Cheyenne is located near the center of the USA at the crossroads of key transportation routes. The east-west highway (Interstate 80) connects San Francisco to New York, and the north-south highway (Interstate 25) connects Cheyenne to Mexico via Denver and Albuquerque. There are also two Class I railroads (BNSF and Union Pacific), and we are just 90 minutes away from Denver Inter-national Airport.
Always looking towards the future – Wyoming has passed 21 blockchain-enabling laws, making it the only US state to provide a comprehensive, welcoming legal framework that enables blockchain technology to flourish - we offer a safe space in the form of a FinTech sandbox to help companies looking to innovate in blockchain, and have created policies and procedures that make it easy for institutional investors to invest in crypto.
Wyoming is consistently ranked # 1 by the Tax Foundation’s State Business Tax Climate Index due to our favorable tax model. Wyoming offers 1) No state corporate or individual income tax. 2) No inventory tax. 3) No sales tax on manufacturing equipment. 4) No sales tax on electricity and gas used in the manufacturing process. 6) Low sales tax – currently 6%. In addition to our ability to meet business needs, Cheyenne’s quality of life is what most people hope for and all with an average commute time of just 14 minutes.
Several major companies like Microsoft, Schlumberger, Brenntag, VAE Nortrak, and Wal-Mart and Lowe’s Distribution Centers have chosen Cheyenne specifically for the ability to operate efficiently with access to large metropolitan area amenities and workforce.
As the capitol of Wyoming, Cheyenne may be known for its western heritage, but combine that with available technology and business opportunity, and you may just have your business’ next frontier.