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Utah Sales Tax Rate Changes


 Utah

Numerous local sales and use tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Utah on April 1, 2016.

City tax rate increases

  • Dutch John will impose a 1.1% basic resort tax, increasing the combined sales and use tax rate to 8.05%. It will not apply to the following:
    • Any product or service exempt from Utah sales tax
    • Food and food ingredients taxed at the 3% food rate
    • Motor vehicles, aircraft and watercraft (charges for repairs to these are taxable)
    • Modular, manufactured or mobile homes (charges for repairs to these are taxable)

County tax rate increases

The following counties (listed with new combined rates) will impose a 0.25% county option sales and use tax to generate revenue for highways and public transit:

  • Carbon County (6.2%)
  • Davis County (6.75%)
  • Duchesne County (6.2%)
  • Grand County (6.2%)
  • Rich County (6.2%)
  • San Juan County (6.2%)
  • Sevier County (6.2%)
  • Weber County (7.1%)

Transient room taxes

The following localities (listed with new transient room tax rates) will impose new or increase existing transient room taxes:

  • Hildale will impose a new 1% municipal transient room tax (5.25%)
  • Daggett County will increase the county transient room tax by 1.25% (4.25%)
  • Morgan City will impose a new 1% municipal transient room tax (5.25%)
  • Morgan County will increase the county transient room tax by 1.25% (4.25%)

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Gail Cole
Avalara Author
Gail Cole
Gail Cole
Avalara Author Gail Cole
Gail began researching and writing about sales tax in 2012 and has been fascinated with it ever since. She has a penchant for uncovering unusual tax facts, and endeavors to make complex sales tax laws more digestible for both experts and laypeople.