When it comes to paying state taxes, you’ve got it good, Utah.
You may not agree with that, especially if you just finished sending your annual property tax payment to the county. But your total tax burden is, according to the most recent data, $111.36 per $1,000 in income, which is close to being the lowest it’s been in two decades.
So, not to get all wonky on you (I know how you all love doing math), but here’s another number to
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Jay Evensen is the Senior Editorial Columnist of the Deseret News. He has nearly 40 years experience as a reporter, editor and editorial writer in Oklahoma, New York City, Las Vegas and Salt Lake City. He also has been an adjunct journalism professor at Brigham Young and Weber State universities.