Upcoming 2015 Legislative Priorities

Upcoming 2015 Legislative Priorities

In the upcoming 2015 legislative session, your Taxpayers Association will actively support legislation that will help improve the state’s economy and remove unnecessary government burdens on taxpayers. We will also stand against any discussion of raising taxes in the upcoming year.

Fast Tax Booklets

Fast Tax Booklets

The Utah Taxpayers Association annually publishes a "Fast Tax" booklet that summarizes all of the major state and local taxes in Utah.

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference Presentation Materials

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference Presentation Materials

View the presentation materials used at our 2015 Pre-Legislative Conference.

2015 Cost of County Governments Report

2015 Cost of County Governments Report

This report shows the relationship between county government revenue and citizen income in Utah’s 29 counties. This data provides a snapshot of on average how much of each thousand dollars earned by a citizen is consumed by the county government in Utah.

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference – Grand America Hotel

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference – Grand America Hotel

Monday, January 12, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the GRAND AMERICA HOTEL.

Transportation Funding Principles

Transportation Funding Principles

Learn the principles the Utah Taxpayers Association uses in evaluating transportation funding proposals.

Upcoming 2015 Legislative Priorities

Upcoming 2015 Legislative Priorities

22 January 2015

In the upcoming 2015 legislative session, your Taxpayers Association will actively support legislation that will help improve the state’s economy and remove unnecessary government burdens on taxpayers. We will also stand against any discussion of raising taxes in the upcoming year.

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2015 Pre-Legislative Conference Presentation Materials

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference Presentation Materials

13 January 2015

View the presentation materials used at our 2015 Pre-Legislative Conference.

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2015 Cost of County Governments Report

2015 Cost of County Governments Report

08 January 2015

This report shows the relationship between county government revenue and citizen income in Utah’s 29 counties. This data provides a snapshot of on average how much of each thousand dollars earned by a citizen is consumed by the county government in Utah.

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2015 Pre-Legislative Conference – Grand America Hotel

2015 Pre-Legislative Conference – Grand America Hotel

08 January 2015

Monday, January 12, 2015 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at the GRAND AMERICA HOTEL.

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Transportation Funding Principles

Transportation Funding Principles

23 December 2014

Learn the principles the Utah Taxpayers Association uses in evaluating transportation funding proposals.

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Alpine School Board Members Choose  Corporate Welfare Over Funding Kids Education

Alpine School Board Members Choose Corporate Welfare Over Funding Kids Education

22 December 2014

On November 25, 2014, four Alpine School Board members, John Burton, JoDee Sundberg, Scott Carlson and Deborah Taylor voted to give up $38.5 million in property tax revenue so that Woodbury Corporation can enjoy a tax subsidy in redeveloping Orem’s University Mall.

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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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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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Fast Tax Booklets

Fast Tax Booklets

22 January 2015

The Utah Taxpayers Association annually publishes a "Fast Tax" booklet that summarizes all of the major state and local taxes in Utah.

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How Utah Compares Reports

How Utah Compares Reports

29 December 2014

The Utah Taxpayers Association annually calculates tax burdens for all 50 states using data from the US Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

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