April 24th is National Tax Freedom Day

April 24th is National Tax Freedom Day

April 24th 2015 is “Tax Freedom Day” - the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay all of the taxes it owes for the year.

2015 School Spending Report Released

2015 School Spending Report Released

View the complete 2015 School Spending Report here. The Utah Taxpayers Association has released its 2015 School Spending Report, which details school district and charter school spending during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. All spending data is collected from the Utah State Office of Education and is presented on a per-student basis. Below are a few of [...]

2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

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.

What If Taxpayers Chose How The Government Spent Tax Dollars?

What If Taxpayers Chose How The Government Spent Tax Dollars?

David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute, explored the idea of letting taxpayers choose how tax dollars are spent in an April 15, 2015 article in the Washington Post, titled "We Should Get To Decide How The Government Spends Our Taxes."

April 20th is Tax Freedom Day in Utah

April 20th is Tax Freedom Day in Utah

Every year the national Tax Foundation calculates “Tax Freedom Day,” the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay all of the taxes it will owe for the year. Utah’s 2015 Tax Freedom Day falls on Monday, April 20th. This means that Utahns must work for 110 days to be able to pay all of their local, state and federal tax obligations.

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.

April 24th is National Tax Freedom Day

April 24th is National Tax Freedom Day

24 April 2015

April 24th 2015 is “Tax Freedom Day” - the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay all of the taxes it owes for the year.

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2015 School Spending Report Released

2015 School Spending Report Released

23 April 2015

View the complete 2015 School Spending Report here. The Utah Taxpayers Association has released its 2015 School Spending Report, which details school district and charter school spending during the 2013-2014 fiscal year. All spending data is collected from the Utah State Office of Education and is presented on a per-student basis. Below are a few of [...]

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2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

22 April 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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What If Taxpayers Chose How The Government Spent Tax Dollars?

What If Taxpayers Chose How The Government Spent Tax Dollars?

21 April 2015

David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute, explored the idea of letting taxpayers choose how tax dollars are spent in an April 15, 2015 article in the Washington Post, titled "We Should Get To Decide How The Government Spends Our Taxes."

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April 20th is Tax Freedom Day in Utah

April 20th is Tax Freedom Day in Utah

19 April 2015

Every year the national Tax Foundation calculates “Tax Freedom Day,” the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay all of the taxes it will owe for the year. Utah’s 2015 Tax Freedom Day falls on Monday, April 20th. This means that Utahns must work for 110 days to be able to pay all of their local, state and federal tax obligations.

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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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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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National Tax Freedom Day 2015

National Tax Freedom Day 2015

23 April 2015

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Public Education Funding in Utah

Public Education Funding in Utah

23 April 2015

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Tax Day 2015

Tax Day 2015

23 April 2015

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The Flow of Tax Dollars in Utah

The Flow of Tax Dollars in Utah

23 April 2015

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Medicaid Expansion in the US

Medicaid Expansion in the US

23 April 2015

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