2015 Wyoming Code
TITLE 39 - TAXATION AND REVENUE
CHAPTER 13 - AD VALOREM TAXATION
SECTION 39-13-101. - Definitions.

WY Stat § 39-13-101. (2015) What's This?

39-13-101. Definitions.

(a) As used in this article:

(i) "Ad valorem" means according to value;

(ii) "Ad valorem tax" means a property tax based on the assessed value of the property;

(iii) "Agricultural land," as used in W.S. 39-13-103(b)(x), means land which meets the requirements of W.S. 39-13-103(b)(x) for the purpose of tax assessment;

(iv) "Deed" means a conveyance of real property, in writing signed by the grantor, whereby the interest held by the grantor to real property is transferred from one to another;

(v) "Tax deed" means the conveyance given upon a sale of real property for nonpayment of ad valorem taxes;

(vi) "Telecommunications companies" means and includes any person engaged in the furnishing of telecommunications service;

(vii) "Telecommunications service" means the offering of transmission for hire of telecommunications between or among points specified by the user, of information of the user's choosing without change in the content of the information as sent and received by means of telecommunications facilities, including switching facilities, using wire, cable, microwave, radio wave, light wave or a combination of those or similar media. The term shall include all types of telecommunications transmission such as telephone service, telegraph service, cellular, wireless or satellite. The term shall not include assets used for television or radio programming broadcast over airwaves for public consumption, cable or satellite television offered for public consumption or telephone answering service and one-way paging or beeper service;

(viii) "Agricultural purpose," as used in W.S. 39-13-103(b)(x), means the following land uses when conducted consistent with the land's capability to produce:

(A) Cultivation of the soil for production of crops; or

(B) Production of timber products or grasses for forage; or

(C) Rearing, feeding, grazing or management of livestock.

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