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

Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

SALT LAKE CITY — In a counter-proposal to her Republican colleagues considering hiking the sales tax on food, Senate Minority Leader Karen Mayne is pushing for raising the tax on soda and candy. “Everybody needs food to live. You don’t Continue reading Utah – Instead Of Taxing Food, Utah’s Senate Minority Leader Proposes A Tax On Soda And Candy

UTAH – Amazon Will Now Charge A Sales Tax When You Buy From A Third-Party Seller

Amazon is now automatically charging Utah customers sales tax if they buy from a third-party seller on the online retailer’s platform. Amazon has charged residents of the Beehive State both state and local sales tax on items purchased directly from Continue reading UTAH – Amazon Will Now Charge A Sales Tax When You Buy From A Third-Party Seller

Utah – Tax Reform Debate Generating Calls For Tax Hikes, Tax Cuts And More

A mix of seemingly contradictory messages are emerging as a special legislative task force continues the delicate debate over a possible overhaul of the state’s system of taxation. Utah Sen. Lyle Hillyard, for one, hopes for a “revenue neutral” solution, Continue reading Utah – Tax Reform Debate Generating Calls For Tax Hikes, Tax Cuts And More

Utah – Full Sales Tax On Groceries One Possibility As Legislators Discuss Tax Reform

SALT LAKE CITY (ABC4 News) – Utah’s economy is booming and the state has a budget surplus…so why are legislators seeking to change the way the government collects and spends our tax dollars? The simple answer is that Utah’s population is Continue reading Utah – Full Sales Tax On Groceries One Possibility As Legislators Discuss Tax Reform

Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

SALT LAKE CITY — Now that members of the Utah Legislature’s tax reform task force have finished a series of public meetings around the state, they’re ready to start talking specifics. For Sen. Lyle Hillyard, co-chairman of the Tax Restructuring and Equalization Continue reading Utah – Tax Reform Task Force Not Going To ‘Tax Everything,’ But Still Looking At Sales Taxes On Some Services

Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

In recent years, states have increasingly considered taxing services by expanding the sales and use tax base —  and 2019 is no different. So far this year, taxation of services bills have been introduced in nine states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Montana, Continue reading Multi-State – More States Consider Taxing Personal and Professional Services as 2019 Legislative Sessions Advance

Utah – State Lawmakers Postpone Contentious Tax Overhaul Bill

ST. GEORGE — A massive tax overhaul Utah lawmakers hoped to pass this session has been put on hold. Gov. Gary Herbert and top Republican legislators announced in a press conference Thursday that mo re time is needed to address issues related Continue reading Utah – State Lawmakers Postpone Contentious Tax Overhaul Bill

Utah – Jay Evensen: Who Loses In Utah’s Proposed Tax Reform Law?

SALT LAKE CITY — To Jim Ferrin, tax reform is more than just an abstract concept. If Utah lawmakers succeed in making a law out of the roughly 260-page bill that became public last Wednesday and zipped through a House Continue reading Utah – Jay Evensen: Who Loses In Utah’s Proposed Tax Reform Law?