Tax Repeal

Utah Lawmakers To Repeal Tax Reform Bill

Jan 23, 2020
governor gary herbert tax modernization reform, referendum
U.S. Department of Agriculture

To the surprise of many Utahns, Governor Gary Herbert announced Thursday morning that state lawmakers would be repealing the controversial tax modernization bill in the upcoming legislative session. The bill was passed during a special session last month.

utahstatecapitol.utah.gov

The Utah House has voted to repeal the statewide sales tax on food and raise the rate slightly on other purchases.

The Deseret News reports lawmakers sent the measure to the Senate Tuesday on a vote of 42-27.