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.

Utah’s Public Schools – a quick look at public education funding in Utah

Utah’s Public Schools – a quick look at public education funding in Utah

Utah's public education fund has grown by $1.75 billion over the past decade. What else is happening with public education funding in the state?

What is Needed to Keep Utah’s Economic Engine Humming?

What is Needed to Keep Utah’s Economic Engine Humming?

Utah has received national recognition throughout the past quarter century for its high rankings on economic and business climate indexes. While these recognitions are important, the question that should be asked is, what remaining obstacles to economic growth need to be eliminated?

Property Taxes Across the Nation: How Does Utah Fare?

Property Taxes Across the Nation: How Does Utah Fare?

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently reported that across the nation, property taxes are rising faster than inflation. Median property taxes rose 57% from $1,334 in 2000 to $2,090 in 2013, while inflation was only 35% during that period. Utah’s property tax burden ranking has recently worsened from 38th out of the states in 2006 to 32nd in 2012.

Income Tax Simplification Bill Introduced in the US House of Representatives

Income Tax Simplification Bill Introduced in the US House of Representatives

Passage of HR 2315 would greatly simplify the income tax process for employees and employers by making sure frequent business travelers don't have to comply with 50 different state income tax rules applicable to nonresident traveling businesspeople.

A Day in the Life of a Regulated American Family

A Day in the Life of a Regulated American Family

Taxing and spending is one way that the government takes resources from the private sector for public use. Regulation is another way the government diverts resources away from businesses, workers and consumers in order to accomplish public goals.

2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

2015 Utah Taxes Now Conference

21 May 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.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, Taxes Now ConferenceComments Off

Utah’s Public Schools – a quick look at public education funding in Utah

Utah’s Public Schools – a quick look at public education funding in Utah

19 May 2015

Utah's public education fund has grown by $1.75 billion over the past decade. What else is happening with public education funding in the state?

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, InfographicsComments Off

What is Needed to Keep Utah’s Economic Engine Humming?

What is Needed to Keep Utah’s Economic Engine Humming?

18 May 2015

Utah has received national recognition throughout the past quarter century for its high rankings on economic and business climate indexes. While these recognitions are important, the question that should be asked is, what remaining obstacles to economic growth need to be eliminated?

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

Property Taxes Across the Nation: How Does Utah Fare?

Property Taxes Across the Nation: How Does Utah Fare?

15 May 2015

The Pew Charitable Trusts recently reported that across the nation, property taxes are rising faster than inflation. Median property taxes rose 57% from $1,334 in 2000 to $2,090 in 2013, while inflation was only 35% during that period. Utah’s property tax burden ranking has recently worsened from 38th out of the states in 2006 to 32nd in 2012.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

Income Tax Simplification Bill Introduced in the US House of Representatives

Income Tax Simplification Bill Introduced in the US House of Representatives

14 May 2015

Passage of HR 2315 would greatly simplify the income tax process for employees and employers by making sure frequent business travelers don't have to comply with 50 different state income tax rules applicable to nonresident traveling businesspeople.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

A Day in the Life of a Regulated American Family

A Day in the Life of a Regulated American Family

12 May 2015

Taxing and spending is one way that the government takes resources from the private sector for public use. Regulation is another way the government diverts resources away from businesses, workers and consumers in order to accomplish public goals.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

Legislative Auditor General Issues Scathing Performance Audit of Utah’s Water Needs Projections

Legislative Auditor General Issues Scathing Performance Audit of Utah’s Water Needs Projections

07 May 2015

By removing subsidized water rates in Utah, residents will modify their water consumption behavior and the state will be able to make accurate plans for future water needs. A water pricing structure that motivates Utahns to make choices about their water consumption instead of wasting one of Utah’s most precious resources is one of the most effective ways the state can prepare for future growth in the state.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

Where In Utah Are the Most Child Tax Credits Claimed?

Where In Utah Are the Most Child Tax Credits Claimed?

29 April 2015

Tooele County ranks 2nd nationwide as the county with the highest percentage of taxpayers claiming the Child Tax Credit. Where does your county rank?

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

Save the Date! Teed Off on Taxes Golf Tournament 2015

Save the Date! Teed Off on Taxes Golf Tournament 2015

27 April 2015

The Utah Taxpayers Association's annual “Teed Off on Taxes“ Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at the Eaglewood Golf Course.

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, Teed Off on Taxes GolfComments Off

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 [...]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Articles, In the NewsComments Off

See more articles in the archive

Tax Resources