How to Appeal the County’s Valuation of Your Property

How to Appeal the County’s Valuation of Your Property

26 July 2018

Utah’s 29 counties recently mailed property tax notices to every Utah property owner. These notices indicate the parcel’s market value, the taxable value, the property tax rate each taxing entity with jurisdiction over the parcel intends to levy, the anticipated total property tax due on the property, and any Truth-in-Taxation hearings being held in the […]

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$611 of Average Utahns’ Income Goes to City Government

$611 of Average Utahns’ Income Goes to City Government

05 July 2018

Utah citizens are paying roughly $611 of their income to city government, which is roughly $24.72 of each $1,000 earned by residents in the city. This represents 2.4% of taxpayer income. The average cost of city government per $1,000 of income earned by city residents increased $0.39 over the previous year. The Utah Taxpayers Association’s […]

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Statement Regarding Supreme Court’s Online Sales Tax Decision

Statement Regarding Supreme Court’s Online Sales Tax Decision

21 June 2018

Today the Supreme Court, in its South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. ruling, led the way for states to more simply begin collecting sales tax from retailers that may not have physical presence in the state of Utah. Because these taxes are already due through the state income tax return filing on the use tax line, […]

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2018 Taxes Now Conference Electronic Packet

2018 Taxes Now Conference Electronic Packet

21 May 2018

2018 Utah Taxes Now Conference Hosted by: Utah Taxpayers Association, with sponsorships from WCF Insurance, and Chevron Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Grand America Hotel 8:00 Welcome Morris Jackson, Chairman, Utah Taxpayers Association 8:05 Report from the Utah House of Representatives House Majority Leader Brad Wilson Audio 8:15 Protecting Taxpayers After They’ve Won a Property Tax […]

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2018 Highest Paid City Employee Report

2018 Highest Paid City Employee Report

21 May 2018

Does your city pay its employees more than the state pays the Governor? In an analysis of 2017 employee compensation of the 50 largest cities in the state of Utah, it was found that 29 of the 50 cities pay at least one employee more than Governor Gary Herbert’s annual total compensation. The governor’s salary, […]

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My Corner: The High Cost of Education Mediocrity

My Corner: The High Cost of Education Mediocrity

07 May 2018

April marked the 35th anniversary of the 1983 Nation at Risk report which identified a ‘rising tide of mediocrity’ in American public and higher education. The Ronald Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) was held on April 12 in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the anniversary of that seminal report and assess what progress, if any […]

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