How to Appeal the County’s Valuation of Your Property

How to Appeal the County’s Valuation of Your Property

27 July 2017

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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What Taxpayers Should Know About City Enterprise Fund Transfers

What Taxpayers Should Know About City Enterprise Fund Transfers

11 July 2017

In Utah, cities are allowed to have what is called an enterprise fund. The Utah League of Cities and Towns describes enterprise funds this way: “Enterprise funds are for services which charge a fee and the fund should be treated like a business organization.” Examples of enterprise funds include city-owned utilities such as power, water, […]

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Utah Taxpayers Association Response to the Our Schools Now Initiative

Utah Taxpayers Association Response to the Our Schools Now Initiative

06 June 2017

The Utah Taxpayers Association is concerned with the proposal put forward today by the Our Schools Now initiative. Utah taxpayers already provide more than $4 billion annually to our public education system, and an increase of this magnitude without a sound, detailed proposal to help Utah’s students achieve the best outcomes will not be the […]

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Join Us for the 2017 Teed Off on Taxes Golf Tournament on June 8

Join Us for the 2017 Teed Off on Taxes Golf Tournament on June 8

23 May 2017

Join the Utah Taxpayers Association for our annual ‘Teed Off on Taxes’ Golf Tournament! The Golf Tournament is being held on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Eaglewood Golf Course in North Salt Lake. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., and shotgun is at 8 a.m. PRIZES ARE AVAILABLE including the chance to win two Delta round […]

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Complying with Taxes Costs $263 Billion, According to Recent Report

Complying with Taxes Costs $263 Billion, According to Recent Report

27 April 2017

In 1900, Americans paid 5.9% of their income in taxes. Now, in 2017, 31% of the national income is paid in taxes. This includes federal, state, and local taxes. That adds up to about $5.1 trillion. Additionally, Americans are expected to pay more in taxes than they will spend on food, housing, and clothing combined. […]

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Register here for the 2017 Utah Taxes Now Conference – May 18, 2017

Register here for the 2017 Utah Taxes Now Conference – May 18, 2017

30 March 2017

The 39th annual “Utah Taxes Now” Conference will be held on Thursday, May 18, 2017from 8:00 am – 1:30 pm at the Grand America Hotel, 555 South Main Street, Salt Lake City. To view the full agenda, please click here. Keynote Speaker: Chris Campbell, U.S. Senate Finance Committee, Majority Staff Director. Learn about Federal Tax […]

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