Annual Reports

Understanding Utah Property Taxes

Most Utah property tax payers saw their taxable values increased dramatically this year and the natives are getting restless.  The Utah Legislature’s joint Revenue and Taxation Interim Committee held a public hearing last Wednesday to hear from local property tax administrators and the public regarding the current property tax increases.  As I listened to those […]

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New Association Report Calculates How Much the Typical Utah Family Pays in Taxes and Fees

Have you ever been curious how much you pay across all major taxes in a year? The Utah Taxpayers Association has released a new annual report, titled “The Beehive Family – The Tax Burden of the Bob and Brooke Beehive Family”. The report examines the annual tax burden that the typical Utah family pays based […]

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Cost of City Government

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Utah Per Pupil Spending Cracks $10,000 Annually, According to New Association Report

According to your Taxpayers Association’s School Spending Report, Utah spends an average of $10,259 per student annually. The annual School Spending Report looks at spending from all 41 school districts and combined charter school expenditures.  The report finds that Utah’s district schools spent $10,236 per student, with 14 school districts spending less than the statewide […]

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Annual Report Finds Utahns Spend $643 Per Person on City Government on Average

As part of our annual revenue of proposed tax increases, the Utah Taxpayers Association also compiles a report that calculates the amount of money paid per capita to city government by Utahns in the state’s 50 largest cities by population. The 2020 Cost of City Government report, based on FY 2019 data, shows the relationship […]

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Utah Taxpayers Association Releases Report Featuring Spending of Utah’s 112 Charter Schools

With 31% of all state funds in Utah’s budget going towards public education, each year your Taxpayers Association scrutinizes all of Utah’s school districts to determine per pupil expenditures. However, not all of that amount goes towards district schools. More than 75,000 students, about 11% of the total student population, attend public charter schools. Your […]

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