HB 260: Increased Property Tax Relief
This bill increases the income thresholds necessary to qualify for two of Utah’s Property Tax Relief programs.
Cutting Taxes in Utah Is a No-Brainer
At a time when people are making cuts to their own budget, the state government needs to strongly consider giving back excess revenue to the people it took it from.
Not Every Bill Passes in Utah, And That’s Good
In the end, we do more than just encourage legislators to pass a variety of good policies. Libertas Institute also serves as a watchdog for legislation that will negatively impact the rights and lives of Utahns
The Year of the (Modest) Tax Cut
A number of changes and reductions to tax burden of Utahns made it through the Legislature in 2022, but what were they?
Legislature Calls Local Governments Not to Take Revenue Spikes for Granted
During this discussion, Senator Lincoln Fillmore sponsored Senate Concurrent Resolution 7, which contains a much-needed message of caution — don’t assume spikes in revenues continue indefinitely. In addition to calling on local...
Utah Takes Steps to Protect Home Ownership for Seniors
This bill would allow homeowners, over the age of 75, with an income of less than $65,000 a year, to apply to forgo the payment of property tax until the sale of their home or a transfer of ownership takes place.