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Utah sales tax rate changes, April 2017


 Local sales tax rate changes are scheduled to take effect in Utah on April 1, 2017.

Several local sales and use tax rate changes will take effect in Utah beginning April 1, 2017.

City tax rate changes (listed with new combined rates)

  • Cedar Hills is rescinding its Municipal Arts & Zoo tax (6.75%)
  • Joseph is imposing a new Municipal Transient Room tax of 1% (5.25%)
  • Millcreek is imposing a new Municipal Transient Room tax of 1% (5.75%)
  • Millcreek is imposing a new 1% local option tax (6.85%)
  • Payson is imposing a new 0.1% Municipal Arts & Zoo tax (6.85%)

County tax rate changes (listed with new combined rates)

  • Grand County is imposing a new 0.5% Rural Hospital tax (6.7%)
  • Millard County is imposing a new 0.25% County Option Highway & Public Transit tax (6.2%)
  • Summit County is imposing a new 0.25% local option tax and a new 0.25% Additional Mass Transit tax (6.55%)

Additional changes

  • Millcreek is a newly incorporated city in Salt Lake County
  • Springdale is imposing a new 6% tax on Municipal Energy
  • The town of Ophir was disincorporated and merged into Tooele County

See the Utah State Tax Commission for additional information.

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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.