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43 jurisdictions, including Utah, require sales tax collections for online purchases

Utah is among the jurisdictions where sales tax collections are required for out-of-state purchases in the wake of the South Dakota v. Wayfair Supreme Court decision last year, according to an analysis by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

Utah K-12 schools paid out $7,257 per student in 2017-18, NEA reports

Public schools in Utah spent $7,257 per student based on average daily attendance (ADA) figures, the lowest expenditure level among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to a National Education Association report.

7.8% of Utah residents live in poverty, Census Bureau finds

Utah residents living below the poverty line in 2017-18 made up 7.8 percent of the state’s population, the second lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to new Census Bureau data.

Cory Green Pledges to Support Term Limits on Congress

U.S. Term Limits (USTL) praises Cory Green, 2020 candidate for Utah’s congressional district 1 for being the first person in the race to sign the term limits pledge.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Chamber Statement on Recently Released Tax Reform Proposal

Today the Salt Lake Chamber issued the following statement in response to the Utah Legislature’s recently released tax reform proposal: “We appreciate the effort the legislature has made to listen and work with Utahns in this process, just as the Chamber has done with our business community these past few months.

Utah offers 42 incentives for energy efficiencies, renewables

Policies and incentives promoting renewable energy and energy efficiency in Utah number 42, the 37th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed in a federally funded database.

Utah schools get 41.2% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

More than 41 percent of Utah public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 27th highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Utah reach $3 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Utah amount to $3 billion in the second quarter of 2019, the 33rd highest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Utah averaged $49,655

Teachers’ salaries in Utah averaged $49,655 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 10th lowest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in Utah reach $1.9 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Utah amount to $1.9 billion in the first quarter of 2019, the 36th highest tally among the 50 states and Washington, D.C., according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Utah’s public pensions are 94.1 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Utah’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 94.1 percent of the total, the highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Utah reach $7.8 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Utah amount to $7.8 billion, the 34th highest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Ian Phillips Joins U.S. Term Limits as Utah State Director

U.S. Term Limits (USTL) the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, welcomes Ian Phillips as Utah State Director.

Ogden-Clearfield’s concentrated poverty rate is the highest in Utah

The Ogden-Clearfield metro area’s share of extreme poverty – neighborhoods where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level – is the highest in Utah, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Utah earns grade of C for manufacturing health

Utah received a grade of C on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Summit County’s $3,464-per-month cost of living is the highest in Utah

Residents of Summit County need to make $3,464 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Utah.

Utah’s public pensions are 96.5% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Utah’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 96.5 percent of the total, the highest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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