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New business filings in Wyoming jump 27% compared to last year

CASPER — The number of new business filings in Wyoming surged dramatically this year compared to last, bringing in a whopping 25% increase in revenue from filings.

The Secretary of State’s Office has processed roughly 590,000 business filings for fiscal year 2023 — more than a 27% increase compared to last year, Colin Crossman, business division director for the Secretary of State’s Office, told lawmakers last week.

“That’s massive,” Crossman said. “That eclipses all of the other years that I tracked here.”

As a result of these filings, the Secretary of State’s Office has also seen an almost 2...