2016 Utah Taxes Now Conference Electronic Packet

2016 Utah Taxes Now Conference Agenda
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Thursday, May 16th, 2016
Grand America Hotel

 

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7:30 Registration/Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 Welcome
Mike Edmonds, Chairman, Utah Taxpayers Association

 

8:05 View from the House: Taxes and Spending AUDIO
House Speaker Greg Hughes

 

8:20 Planning and Funding for Utah’s Future Water Needs (SB 28, SB 80, SB 251) AUDIO
Senator Stuart Adams PRESENTATION
Representative Timothy Hawkes

 

8:40 Addressing the Remote Sales Tax Challenge (HB 235)
Natalie Martins, TwoWhellingTots.com PRESENTATION and AUDIO
Dave Davis, Utah Retail Merchants Association AUDIO

 

9:00 Report from the Tax Commission AUDIO
Commissioner John Valentine

 

Representative Brad Wilson PRESENTATION and AUDIO
Representative John Knotwell PRESENTATION and AUDIO
Senator Ann Millner AUDIO

 

9:50 Education Funding Equalization: Can Utah Achieve Equal Funding for Every Student? (SB 38, HB 272)
Senator Lincoln Fillmore PRESENTATION and AUDIO
Representative Joel Briscoe AUDIO
Representative Steve Eliason AUDIO

 

10:10 Impacts of SB 38 to the Property Tax Notice AUDIO
Jennifer Condie, Utah State Tax Commission’s Property Tax Division PRESENTATION

 

10:20 Break – Sponsored by Autoliv

 

10:30 Fiscally Responsible Medicaid Expansion (HB 437) AUDIO
Representative Jim Dunnigan PRESENTATION

 

10:40 Removing the 1/2 Cent Sales Tax Option for the City Receiving the New State Prison (SB 180) AUDIO
Senator Lyle Hillyard

 

10:50 Should the Federal Government be Allowed to Tax Interest on Municipal Bonds? AUDIO
Gary Hansen, Zions Bank

 

11:05 Should Special Service Districts be able to Tax Without Representation? (SB 235)
Senator Lincoln Fillmore AUDIO
LeGrand Bitter, Utah Association of Special Districts AUDIO

 

11:20 Removing Tax Earmarks from the State Budget
Representative Brian King AUDIO
Curtis Trader, Chair, Utah Tax Review Commission AUDIO

 

11:35 Halting Automatic Property Tax Hikes (HB 25) AUDIO
Representative Dan McCay

 

11:45 View from the Senate: Taxes and Spending AUDIO
Senate President Wanye Niederhauser

 

12:00 p.m. Luncheon: Awards in the Grand Ballroom
Taxpayer Advocate of the Year
Salt Lake County Councilmember Richard Snelgrove
Representative Dan McCay

 

Luncheon Speakers: Candidates for Utah Governor – Responses to Utah 2.0 and Streamlined Sales Tax Proposal
Jonathan Johnson AUDIO
Mike Weinholtz AUDIO
Gary Herbert AUDIO

 



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