2018 Taxes Now Conference Electronic Packet

21 May 2018

2018 Utah Taxes Now Conference Hosted by: Utah Taxpayers Association, with sponsorships from WCF Insurance, and Chevron Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Grand America Hotel   WiFi: GABrown Password: lemonade   7:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast   8:00 Welcome Morris Jackson, Chairman, Utah Taxpayers Association   8:05 Report from the Utah House of Representatives House Majority Leader Brad […]

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2018 Highest Paid City Employee Report

2018 Highest Paid City Employee Report

21 May 2018

Does your city pay its employees more than the state pays the Governor? In an analysis of 2017 employee compensation of the 50 largest cities in the state of Utah, it was found that 29 of the 50 cities pay at least one employee more than Governor Gary Herbert’s annual total compensation. The governor’s salary, […]

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My Corner: The High Cost of Education Mediocrity

My Corner: The High Cost of Education Mediocrity

07 May 2018

April marked the 35th anniversary of the 1983 Nation at Risk report which identified a ‘rising tide of mediocrity’ in American public and higher education. The Ronald Reagan Institute Summit on Education (RISE) was held on April 12 in Washington, D.C. to commemorate the anniversary of that seminal report and assess what progress, if any […]

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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 Click […]

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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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