Over the next six weeks, around 78 taxing entities throughout Utah will hold public Truth in Taxation hearings to justify their proposed budget increases. This gold-standard property tax law, pioneered in Utah and replicated across the nation, facilitates transparency and provides an effective check on government spending. Unlike in many other states, taxing entities in […]
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 […]
The Utah Taxpayers Association 2009 Property Tax Report is now available.
Utah Property Tax Revenues Increase 9.6% in 2008
Total property tax collections in Utah will reach $2.45 billion in 2008, up 9.6% from 2007, according to
calculations by the Utah Taxpayers Association based on data from the Utah State Tax Commission…