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Utah (UT) Property Tax Info

Property Tax Rank in US (best =1) 5
Corporate Tax Rank in US (best =1) 12
Sales Tax Rank in US (best =1) 22
Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate 0.70%
Is Personal Property Taxable Yes 
Utah State Website http://utah.gov/
Capital Salt Lake City
Largest City Salt Lake City
Largest Metro Area 1,222,540
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Utah Property Tax Rate

Utah Property taxes are largely handled at the county level. The state sets certain guidelines and assists counties with administering the property tax, but counties are responsible for the appraisal of property and the calculation of tax rates. The first step in Utah’s property tax system is the valuation of property.

Utah Property Tax Rate - personal property tax

Utah’s average effective property tax rate is just 0.58%, good for 11th-lowest in the country. Here, the typical homeowner can expect to pay about $1,900 annually in property tax payments.

How does the Utah Property Tax Works?

Property taxes in Utah are largely handled at the county level. The state sets certain guidelines and assists counties with administering the property tax, but counties are responsible for the appraisal of property and the calculation of tax rates. The first step in Utah’s property tax system is the valuation of property.

There are more than 1,000 different property tax areas in Utah, each with a separate rate. These areas are a product of the fact that counties, cities, school districts and water districts can all levy property taxes.

Important Dates

For Real Property

  • Utah Property Tax Filing Deadline May 15 or, for counties of the first class, the later of 60 days following request or May 15.
  • Utah Property Tax Appeal Deadline 15-Sep

For Business Personal Property

  • BPP Filing (Rendition) Deadline State Assessed Property March 1 County Assessed Property - 30 days after request made by assessor
  • BPP Appeal Deadline 15-May or Mar, Salt Lake County Filing Deadline is in March while all other Counties are May 15
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