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2016 Pre-Legislative Conference – Little America Hotel


2016 Annual Pre-Legislative Tax Conference

Ensuring Utah’s Economic Viability Through
Tax Reform and Workforce Alignment

Monday, January 11, 2016 
Little America Hotel
500 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
9:00 am to 12:00 pm 

Come join us at our annual Pre-Legislative Conference on Monday, January 11, 2016. While the event is FREE, space is limited. To reserve your seat, email teresa@utahtaxpayers.org, or call (801) 972-8814. 

TENTATIVE AGENDA

Leaders from the Utah Senate, House of Representatives and policy experts will cover a broad range of issues expected to be considered at the upcoming session of the Utah Legislature. Below is the tentative agenda:

  • Stopping automatic property tax hikes – Representative Dan McCay
  • Should the property tax notice be sent via email? – Representative Jeremy Peterson
  • Stimulating Utah’s economy through competitive corporate income taxes – Senator Deidre Henderson
  • What to expect for the FY2017 budget – Senator Lyle Hillyard
  • Keeping Utah competitive by expanding the sales tax exemption on business inputs –Senator Stuart Adams
  • How should Utah handle sales tax earmarks? – Curtis Trader, Chair of the Utah Tax Review Commission
  • Utah State School Board Approach to Education Reform and Funding – Dave Crandall,State School Board Chair
  • Transparency for charter school funding – TBA
  • Sales tax equity: Leveling the playing field among all retailers – Senator Curt Bramble
  • What has the Tax Commission accomplished in 2015? What are the commission’s priorities for the new year? – Commissioner John Valentine, chair of the Utah Tax Commission
  • Funding Utah’s roads in the future – Linda Hull, Director, Policy and Legislative Services, UDOT
  • Perspective from the House – House Speaker Greg Hughes
  • Perspective from the Senate – Senate President Wayne Niederhauser
  • Aligning Utah’s workforce to the needs of its businesses – Senator Ann Millner

Again, space is limited to contact us at teresa@utahtaxpayers.org, or (801) 972-8814 to reserve your place at the Utah Taxpayers Association Annual Pre-Legislative Tax Conference!

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