Join Us by Registering for the 40th Annual Taxes Now Conference on May 22!

Join Us by Registering for the 40th Annual Taxes Now Conference on May 22!

18 April 2018

The 40th annual “Utah Taxes Now” Conference will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 from 8:00 am – 2 pm at the Grand America Hotel, 555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City. Conference speakers will include leaders from: Utah House of Representatives Utah State Senate The Utah State Tax Commission Tax Policy Experts Seating […]

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Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2018 Legislative Scorecard

Utah Taxpayers Association Releases 2018 Legislative Scorecard

30 March 2018

Draper, Utah – The Utah Taxpayers Association has released its 2018 Legislative Scorecard. This year the Association’s annual scorecard ranks Utah’s104 legislators on 17 crucial tax related bills from the 2018 legislative session. The bills that were rated covered key taxpayer issues such as cutting taxes, preventing tax increases, promoting equity in Utah’s tax code […]

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Tax Cuts, Tax Hikes and Everything in Between. What did the Legislature pass in 2018?

Tax Cuts, Tax Hikes and Everything in Between. What did the Legislature pass in 2018?

22 March 2018

On Day 44 of Utah’s 45-day legislative session, lawmakers unveiled House Bill 293, 5th Substitute, titled “Tax Rebalancing Revisions”. This bill contained a number of tax changes that affect both individuals and businesses and passed on the final day of the 2018 Legislative Session. The legislature also passed SB 233 which eliminates the sales tax […]

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Utah’s Average Teacher Salary Ranks Second Highest in Region

Utah’s Average Teacher Salary Ranks Second Highest in Region

26 February 2018

Utah’s average teacher salaries rank second highest in the region and 25th highest nationwide, the Utah Taxpayers Association has found. According to calculations by the Utah Taxpayers Association, the study found Utah’s average teacher salary for the 2015-2016 school year is $55,746, which is above the nationwide median of $55,630. This equates to Utah teachers […]

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Over 150 Attendees Help Make 2018 Legislative Outlook Conference a Success

Over 150 Attendees Help Make 2018 Legislative Outlook Conference a Success

10 January 2018

On Monday, January 8, 2018 the Utah Taxpayers Association held its annual Legislative Outlook Conference at the Grand America Hotel. With over 150 attendees, plus top leaders discussing tax policy and what citizens and taxpayers can expect during the upcoming legislative session, the Conference was a huge success. We heard from top lawmakers from both […]

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2017 Tax Related Election Results

2017 Tax Related Election Results

08 November 2017

Taxpayers in Utah had a number of tax issues before them on the 2017 ballot. Here is a rundown on what happened with those elections: RAP/PARC/ZAP Tax Approval or Reauthorization (.1% Sales Tax): North Salt Lake RAP tax passed 76%-23% Syracuse RAP tax passed 54%-45% Fairview RAP tax passed 53%-47% Cedar Hills PARC tax passed […]

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