2017 Tax Related Election Results

Taxpayers in Utah had a number of tax issues before them on the 2017 ballot. Here is a rundown on what happened with those elections: RAP/PARC/ZAP Tax Approval or Reauthorization (.1% Sales Tax): North Salt Lake RAP tax passed 76%-23% Syracuse RAP tax passed 54%-45%...

House GOP Unveils Tax Reform Package

House Republicans have released their first draft of federal tax reform which includes doubling the standard deduction and lowering the corporate income tax rate to 20%. The legislation is titled “The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” and is designed to support middle-class...

State Lawmakers Examine Sales Tax on Food

State lawmakers are considering a proposal to do away with the sales tax charged to unprepared food purchased at the grocery store. Discussions during the 2017 General Session earlier this year were leading to the restoration of the food sales tax to the statewide...