Tag: Utah

Tag: Utah

  • States Cannot Tax Foreign Income Twice, ALEC Tells Supreme Court image

    States Cannot Tax Foreign Income Twice, ALEC Tells Supreme Court

    The American Legislative Exchange Council filed a brief, amicus curiae (friend of the court), with the U.S. Supreme Court in a case entitled Steiner v. Utah State Tax Commission. The …

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    Utah’s Truth-in-Taxation for Property Taxes

    Truth-in-Taxation is Utah’s most taxpayer-friendly law. In some ways, it’s even better than California’s Prop 13.  The measure was enacted in 1985 at the request of the Utah Taxpayers Association …

  • Utah State of the State: Acting Today with the Future in Mind image

    Utah State of the State: Acting Today with the Future in Mind

    Even with the modest changes to property taxes and a possible increase in the gas tax, Utah’s overall pro-business status remains unrivaled. Economic growth and jobs growth over 10 years are 5th highest and 3rd highest, respectively. Perhaps Utah has indeed “become that shining city on a hill for our nation.”

  • State of the State: Utah image

    State of the State: Utah

    The governor cautioned against “altering our tax policies in any way that could damage our robust economic engine.” He also advised that the “best way to ensure ongoing growth of education funding is to continue to grow our economy. Failure to take into account how tax rates affect business investment won’t help us make good policy decisions.” Indeed, the relatively low top marginal personal and corporate income tax rates (18th and 11th lowest, respectively) are partly responsible for Utah holding the top economic outlook for 10 consecutive years.

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    Battle for Bears Ears

    Utah Congressional leaders such as like Senator Mike Lee, Rep. Rob Bishop, Rep. Chris Stewart and Rep. Jason Chaffetz are trying to address unreasonable federal overreach.