Analysis shows that SB270 would increase taxes for nearly ALL Utah families, Allison Rowland, Ph.D.

02 March 2011 Published in What's New?

Thursday, March 3, 2011

SB 270 would increase the state sales tax on groceries while decreasing the sales tax on other items. Analysis of actual spending patterns shows that this bill would result in a net tax increase for Utah families. The tiny proposed decrease in sales taxes on taxable non-food items simply does not compensate for the increase in sales tax on groceries.

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Analysis of SB270 impacts on family expenditures (3-1-11)