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Utah ranked No. 8 in 2019 business climate index

Utah finished at No. 8 among the 50 states in the Washington-based Tax Foundation’s analysis of how states’ tax systems affect their ability to attract and retain businesses.

Analysis: Utah posts 8th highest drop in food stamps participants

Utah ranked No. 8 among 49 states and U.S. territories that saw reductions in food stamps participation, according to the latest numbers compiled by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).

Analysis: Utah on track to tax online sales

Utah is compliant with a U.S. Supreme Court decision outlining how states can go about requiring online retailers to collect sales taxes on products sold within their borders, according to an analysis by the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

AIC releases report supporting jobs in local communities, looks ahead to working Romney

The American Investment Council (AIC) recently released a report that shows how the private equity industry is supporting jobs and investing money in the communities of new congressional members.

Analysis: Utah posted 35th highest sales tax burden per person in 2018

Among the 45 states that levy sales taxes, Utah ranked No. 35 for its per-capita sales tax collections, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Utah posted fifth lowest corporate income tax in 2018

Among the District of Columbia and the 44 states that levy corporate income taxes, Utah ranked No. 41 for the top tax rate on business revenues, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers.

Analysis: Utah posted 10th lowest individual income tax rate in 2018

Utah ranked No.35 for its top individual income tax rate, according to a Tax Foundation analysis of 2018 tax numbers that tracked the District of Columbia and the 43 states that levy such taxes.

Utah gets ‘B’ grade in analysis of states’ fiscal health

Utah ranked No. 4 in a study of the state’s ability to pay all of its bills, including public employers’ pension benefits, according to a new ranking of the states’ fiscal health by Truth in Accounting (TIA).

ACLU OF UTAH: Disability Law Center and ACLU Reach Settlement to Strengthen Legal Representation for Guardianship Hearings in Utah

Disability Law Center and ACLU Reach Settlement to Strengthen Legal Representation for Guardianship Hearings in Utah

Utah gets score of 85 on financial transparency

Utah earned above-average marks for its system of making annual budgetary data available to residents, according to a study by the Chicago-based policy institute Truth in Accounting (TIA).

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Receiving $4 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Election Security

The federal government is awarding Utah more than $4 million to purchase new voting equipment and update the state’s voter registration systems. The U.S.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Steve Starks to take over as Chairman of the Salt Lake Chamber Board of Governors

The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, has named Steve Starks, president of the Utah Jazz and Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment, as the new Chairman of its Board of Governors

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: SLC Offers Bird Electric Scooter a Deal to Keep Operating

City leaders have offered a deal to electric scooter operator Bird, which showed up suddenly to the delight and consternation of downtown residents and workers.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah Funds More than $1.8 Million in Grants for Workforce Development

Today the Department of Workforce Services announced $1.8 million in grants to better meet the state’s skilled workforce needs.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Utah’s Small Business Successes Highlighted at Congressional Committee

Last week, Derek B. Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, joined Congressman John Curtis to highlight the success of small businesses in Utah at the U.S. House Small Business Committee’s “Communities That Think Small and Win Big” hearing.

SALT LAKE CHAMBER: Salt Lake Chamber Urges Congress to Take Action on Immigration Reform

The Salt Lake Chamber, Utah’s largest and longest-standing business association, issued the following statement regarding the pending Congressional Action on immigration

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