What Did We Do For You In 2014?

What Did We Do For You In 2014?

From stopping a $1.8 billion tax increase to analyzing budgets and hosting conferences, take a look at what your Taxpayers Association did for you in 2014!

$585 Million Individual Income Tax Hike on the Horizon?

$585 Million Individual Income Tax Hike on the Horizon?

State Representative Jack Draxler (R-Cache County) has drafted legislation for the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session that would increase the individual income tax rate from 5% to 6%, imposing a whopping $585 million tax hike on Utah citizens.

Upcoming January 2015 Events

Upcoming January 2015 Events

Each January the Utah Taxpayers Association hosts two annual events: The Newly Elected Officials Conference and the Pre-Legislative Conference. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to heidi@utahtaxpayers.org or by calling 801-972-8814.

Tax Commission Must Put a Stop to Nuisance Personal Property Audits

Tax Commission Must Put a Stop to Nuisance Personal Property Audits

Small business owners are facing nuisance personal property audits from the county. The Tax Commission should put a stop to this practice.

December Truth in Taxation Hearings Line-Up

December Truth in Taxation Hearings Line-Up

Are you facing a property tax increase this December?

User Fees the Solution to Utah’s Transportation Needs

User Fees the Solution to Utah’s Transportation Needs

The Utah Legislature is once again looking at funding options for the state’s critical transportation needs. Your Taxpayers Association believes that transportation funding should come from user fees, not general tax increases.

What Did We Do For You In 2014?

What Did We Do For You In 2014?

19 December 2014

From stopping a $1.8 billion tax increase to analyzing budgets and hosting conferences, take a look at what your Taxpayers Association did for you in 2014!

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$585 Million Individual Income Tax Hike on the Horizon?

$585 Million Individual Income Tax Hike on the Horizon?

19 December 2014

State Representative Jack Draxler (R-Cache County) has drafted legislation for the upcoming 2015 Legislative Session that would increase the individual income tax rate from 5% to 6%, imposing a whopping $585 million tax hike on Utah citizens.

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Upcoming January 2015 Events

Upcoming January 2015 Events

11 December 2014

Each January the Utah Taxpayers Association hosts two annual events: The Newly Elected Officials Conference and the Pre-Legislative Conference. There is no cost to attend, but please RSVP to heidi@utahtaxpayers.org or by calling 801-972-8814.

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Tax Commission Must Put a Stop to Nuisance Personal Property Audits

Tax Commission Must Put a Stop to Nuisance Personal Property Audits

08 December 2014

Small business owners are facing nuisance personal property audits from the county. The Tax Commission should put a stop to this practice.

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December Truth in Taxation Hearings Line-Up

December Truth in Taxation Hearings Line-Up

03 December 2014

Are you facing a property tax increase this December?

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User Fees the Solution to Utah’s Transportation Needs

User Fees the Solution to Utah’s Transportation Needs

24 November 2014

The Utah Legislature is once again looking at funding options for the state’s critical transportation needs. Your Taxpayers Association believes that transportation funding should come from user fees, not general tax increases.

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Utah’s Wireless Taxes Top Neighboring States and Rank 12th Highest in the Nation

Utah’s Wireless Taxes Top Neighboring States and Rank 12th Highest in the Nation

13 November 2014

Utahns pay wireless taxes above the national average. Roughly 18.35% of Utahns cellphone bill is dedicated to taxes and fees. This is more than double the sales and use tax Utahans pay on other taxable goods and services, and ranks Utah 12th highest in the nation for wireless taxes.

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Taxpayer Subsidized Mega Hotel Nets Only One Bid

Taxpayer Subsidized Mega Hotel Nets Only One Bid

04 November 2014

Only one developer bid on Salt Lake County's RFP for a taxpayer subsidized mega hotel beside the Salt Palace Convention Center.

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The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

The Utah Taxpayer – Newsletters

02 December 2014

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

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