What did Utah’s governor mean when he told the Legislature that tax modernization is his top priority for this session? What’s not modern about our tax system — specifically, sales taxes? In this edition of Utah Thrives, we’ll hear what the governor had to say on the subject as well as from Research Analyst Christopher Collard, the author of Utah Foundation’s award-winning studies on sales, property and income taxes in Utah. And we’ll hear from Kristen Cox, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Management and Budget, and from Phil Dean, Budget Director and Chief Economist.
Read the Utah Foundation research report on Utah’s sales taxes here: The Everyday Tax: Sales Taxation in Utah