Tax Day 2015 – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Tax Day 2015 – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

US taxpayers will pay $3.3 trillion in federal taxes this year. But the unseen economic costs of tax compliance extend beyond that.

The Time is Now for Comprehensive Tax Reform

The Time is Now for Comprehensive Tax Reform

Changes to the US tax code would improve competitiveness of American companies. Currently the code is unwieldy and unfair, stretching to nearly 4 million words. The cost of tax compliance now costs the economy an estimated $224 billion.

Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Proposed Legislation: The Need for Dynamic Scoring

Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Proposed Legislation: The Need for Dynamic Scoring

A new kind of fiscal impact analysis, known as dynamic scoring, is beginning to be used at the federal level as a more accurate way of estimating the direct as well as indirect effects of policy. Dynamic scoring takes into account broader changes in the economy that may result from policy shifts and shows the fiscal impact of various behavioral responses.

Taxpayers to Pay More Following 2015 Legislative Session

Taxpayers to Pay More Following 2015 Legislative Session

Utah taxpayers took one hit after another during the 2015 legislative session. From increases in property and fuel taxes to the legislature giving the green light to two local option sales taxes, taxpayers will remember this session as a painful one.

My Corner: Education Funding – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

My Corner: Education Funding – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

Utah public schools will see a $374 million, or 9.4% increase in the education fund following the 2015 legislative session. This provides a total of $4.371 billion in education spending for the school year ending in June 2016.

Save the Date! 2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

Save the Date! 2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

Register today for the 37th annual "Utah Taxes Now" Conference that will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:00am - 1:30 pm at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Tax Day 2015 – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

Tax Day 2015 – What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

14 April 2015

US taxpayers will pay $3.3 trillion in federal taxes this year. But the unseen economic costs of tax compliance extend beyond that.

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The Time is Now for Comprehensive Tax Reform

The Time is Now for Comprehensive Tax Reform

14 April 2015

Changes to the US tax code would improve competitiveness of American companies. Currently the code is unwieldy and unfair, stretching to nearly 4 million words. The cost of tax compliance now costs the economy an estimated $224 billion.

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Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Proposed Legislation: The Need for Dynamic Scoring

Estimating the Fiscal Impact of Proposed Legislation: The Need for Dynamic Scoring

10 April 2015

A new kind of fiscal impact analysis, known as dynamic scoring, is beginning to be used at the federal level as a more accurate way of estimating the direct as well as indirect effects of policy. Dynamic scoring takes into account broader changes in the economy that may result from policy shifts and shows the fiscal impact of various behavioral responses.

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Taxpayers to Pay More Following 2015 Legislative Session

Taxpayers to Pay More Following 2015 Legislative Session

06 April 2015

Utah taxpayers took one hit after another during the 2015 legislative session. From increases in property and fuel taxes to the legislature giving the green light to two local option sales taxes, taxpayers will remember this session as a painful one.

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My Corner: Education Funding – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

My Corner: Education Funding – Glass Half Full or Half Empty?

02 April 2015

Utah public schools will see a $374 million, or 9.4% increase in the education fund following the 2015 legislative session. This provides a total of $4.371 billion in education spending for the school year ending in June 2016.

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Save the Date! 2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

Save the Date! 2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

30 March 2015

Register today for the 37th annual "Utah Taxes Now" Conference that will be held on Thursday, May 28, 2015 from 8:00am - 1:30 pm at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

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Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2015 Legislative Scorecard

Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2015 Legislative Scorecard

26 March 2015

The Utah Taxpayers Association released its 2015 Legislative Scorecard. The Association’s scorecard rated Utah’s 104 legislators on 12 key taxpayer related bills, including the two major tax increases passed during this year’s session.

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Tax Day 2015

Tax Day 2015

15 April 2015

For Immediate Release April 14, 2015 Contact: Billy Hesterman 801-633-3663   Every April 15th, citizens and non-citizens, residents and US expatriates alike must file state and federal income tax returns in order to settle up with the government. With that realization comes the duty of fighting though the complex tax code to determine how much is owed to the IRS [...]

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