Jackson is a town in the Jackson Hole valley of Teton County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 9,577 at the 2010 census, up from 8,647 in 2000. It is the county seat of Teton County and is its largest town. Jackson is the principal town of the Jackson, WY-ID Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Teton County in Wyoming and Teton County in Idaho. The town derives its name from "Jackson Hole", the valley in which it is located. The town gained significant fame when a livestream of the town square went viral on YouTube in 2016, leading to much fascination with the town's elk antler arch, its law enforcement, and its prevalence of red trucks.
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How did Wyoming earn the grade of A+? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Wyoming has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Wyoming does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Wyoming has an effective property tax rate of 0.61%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Wyoming earned its state tax grade of A+.
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