2014 Taxes Now Conference

2014 Taxes Now Conference

  The 36th annual “Utah Taxes Now” Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel from 8:00am- 2:00pm, 555 South Main Street Salt Lake City. Seating is limited,register soon. Registration fee is $100 for members and $125 for non-members. Click here to see a tentative agenda If you have questions, contact Laura at laura@utahtaxpayers.org [...]

Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard

Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard

Friday, April 4, 2014 Contact:         M. Royce Van Tassell 801.836.7028 Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard Only Sen. Madsen, Rep. Grover receive perfect scores The Utah Taxpayers Association released its 2014 Legislative Scorecard today. Senator Mark Madsen (R – Saratoga Springs) led the Senate with a perfect score of 100%, while Representative Keith Grover (R – Provo) led the House [...]

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

The Utah Taxpayers Association publishes a monthly newsletter, The Utah Taxpayer. Email heidi@utahtaxpayers.org to have the newsletter sent to your inbox every month.

The USTAR Audit: A Follow Up

The USTAR Audit: A Follow Up

27 January 2014

The USTAR Audit: A Follow Up The December 2013 edition of “The Utah Taxpayer” reported the results of a  legislative audit of USTAR, the Utah Science Technology and Research Initiative. That article reported that the Audit highlighted a variety of discrepancies between what USTAR told the Legislature and what USTAR records show. The article also reviewed USTAR’s [...]

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Legislative Scorecards

Legislative Scorecards

23 March 2012

The Utah Taxpayers Association annually issues legislative scorecards to its members and the public. The scorecards rates Utah’s 104 legislators on key taxpayer related bills.

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The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

05 December 2013

The Utah Taxpayers Association publishes a monthly newsletter, The Utah Taxpayer. Email heidi@utahtaxpayers.org to have the newsletter sent to your inbox every month.

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Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard

Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard

09 April 2014

Friday, April 4, 2014 Contact:         M. Royce Van Tassell 801.836.7028 Taxpayers Association Releases 2014 Legislative Scorecard Only Sen. Madsen, Rep. Grover receive perfect scores The Utah Taxpayers Association released its 2014 Legislative Scorecard today. Senator Mark Madsen (R – Saratoga Springs) led the Senate with a perfect score of 100%, while Representative Keith Grover (R – Provo) led the House [...]

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2014 Taxes Now Conference

2014 Taxes Now Conference

15 April 2014

  The 36th annual “Utah Taxes Now” Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel from 8:00am- 2:00pm, 555 South Main Street Salt Lake City. Seating is limited,register soon. Registration fee is $100 for members and $125 for non-members. Click here to see a tentative agenda If you have questions, contact Laura at laura@utahtaxpayers.org [...]

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Fast Tax Booklets

Fast Tax Booklets

17 January 2014

The Utah Taxpayers Association publishes an annual Fast Tax booklet to summarize major Utah state and local taxes.

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2014 Newly Elected Officials Conference

2014 Newly Elected Officials Conference

08 January 2014

Join the Utah Taxpayers Foundation for the second annual “Newly Elected Officials” Conference on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at the Grand America Hotel. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to Heidi at 801.972.8814 or email heidi@utahtaxpayers.org. Keynote Speaker Clint Bolick of the Goldwater Institute will share “Fill in” and join [...]

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2014 Pre-legislative Conference

2014 Pre-legislative Conference

08 January 2014

The 2014 Pre-Legislative Conference is being held on Monday, January 13, 2014 at the Grand America Hotel. The conference will begin at 9:00am and will go until 12:00pm. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to Heidi at 801.972.8814 or email heidi@utahtaxpayers.org. AGENDA Topic Speaker Start What to expect in Utah’s 2015 budget Sen. Lyle Hillyard 9:00 Perfecting school grading Sen. [...]

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NEW: Independent Study Shows Tax Subsidies for New
 1000-room Hotel will Hurt Existing Hotels

NEW: Independent Study Shows Tax Subsidies for New
 1000-room Hotel will Hurt Existing Hotels

06 January 2014

Monday, January 6, 2014 Contact:           M. Royce Van Tassell 801.836.7028 Independent Study Shows Tax Subsidies for New
 1000-room Hotel will Hurt Existing Hotels The Utah Taxpayers Association today released a new study by hotel and real estate consultants HREC. The study evaluated the impact a tax subsidized convention center hotel will have on existing Salt Lake City hotels. In [...]

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Guest Post by Chuck Newton, South Jordan City Councilman

Guest Post by Chuck Newton, South Jordan City Councilman

01 November 2013

This is just the start of tax increases:  The tax isn’t just $40/month or $480/yr.  Recently appearing before the South Jordan City Council, the school board admitted that they will need to raise taxes again after raising taxes by passing this bond.  The reason is that they will need at least $500,000 per new school [...]

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