UTAH – Tax Reform Proposals Surface, Including Tax On Soda And Candy


At least four other tax reform proposals have been submitted for a Utah legislative task force to consider, including everything from limiting the restoration of the full sales tax on food just to soda and candy, to imposing a statewide property tax that would bring in some $100 million.

Last week, the co-chairman of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force unveiled their plan to fix Utah’s shrinking sales tax base that includes imposing new sales taxes on food, gas and a list of services including those provided by veterinarians and tour operators, while cutting the income tax rate by at least 0.25%.


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by lisa riley Roche
october 21, 2019