Utah’s Tax Situation

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A newer report updates the figures on Utah’s tax burden. Please see that report here.

Although Utah’s tax system is fairly typical in relying on a balance of property, income and sales taxes, Utah does have some unique tax policies that set it apart from many states. Most notable is Utah’s earmarking of 100% of income tax revenues for education funding. Another important feature of Utah’s tax system is the “truth in taxation” law that has resulted in a low property tax burden. Most recently, the sales tax is undergoing significant changes designed to make it easier to collect tax on mail-order and internet sales.

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