The Utah legislature passed a new law that prevents the Tax Commission from issuing any income tax refunds before March 1 unless both the employer and employee have filed all required returns and forms. This means your refund might be delayed if your employer has not electronically submitted their information to the Tax Commission by January 31. This page gives more information for employers regarding this important change.
Speeding Your Refund
Filing electronically is the fastest way to get your refund. If you file by paper, it can take up to ninety days. Do not file a paper return if you file electronically, as it will slow down the process.
If you don't pay sales tax when you purchase a taxable item, then you're required to pay use tax. This includes Internet or catalog purchases. To learn all about use tax, including how to pay it, see Utah Use Tax for Internet and Catalog Purchases.
Changes to Voluntary Contributions
Beginning with the 2016 income tax return (due in 2017), the voluntary contribution for the Cat and Dog Community Spay and Neuter Program (Section 59-10-1310) will no longer be available. See this notice for more information.
This website is provided for general guidance only. It does not contain all tax laws or rules.