taxes

According to a poll done for Utahpolicy.com, a majority of Utahns oppose a proposal to increase the personal income tax rate to provide more funding for schools. Leslie Thatcher has more.

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Proponents of a petition to let voters decide if a 32 percent tax increase in Heber City was warranted, failed to collect enough signatures by the September 26 deadline. Leslie Thatcher has more.

The Park City Board of Education is holding a required Truth in Taxation hearing tonight in order to raise $3 million in new taxes. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher  reports.

Proposed tax increases topped the agenda of the Park City Board of Education's retreat Tuesday. Also high on the list was discussion on district facilities, and whether they are adequate to handle student growth. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

With a recovering economy and one of the strongest winter seasons ever, Park City municipal is pleasantly surprised with sales tax revenue. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Park City Municipal may be looking at some lean years ahead, with less sales tax revenue due to past taxing errors and possible future sales tax loses if the Vail Resorts end up operating Park City Mountain Resort. Lynn Ware Peek has more. 

Next month, the Utah Education Interim Committee will consider a bill that would raise 400 million dollars and provide ongoing funding for Utah schools by eliminating a tax exemption that favors large families. KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more. 

The Summit County Council on Wednesday is scheduled to vote on tax increases for its Municipal Fund and for Service Area #6. Rick Brough has more.

The Summit County Council is scheduled to hold a hearing next week, Wednesday, August 14th, on two proposed tax increases. But County Manager Bob Jasper says nevertheless that in several neighborhoods of the county, the total tax bill, in dollar and cents, is less than the previous year. Rick Brough has more.

Originally aired on July 12, 2013.

Tax increases and financial audits were on the agenda for the Summit County Council this week, as Council member Kim Carson noted in her KPCW interview Thursday. Rick Brough has more.

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