Tax Rate Changes

  • Effective January 1, 2009, the statewide general sales tax rate will increase .05 percent, affecting rates throughout Utah. Go to to see the new combined rate for all localities. The new Salt Lake City, in Salt Lake County general sales tax rate will be 6.85%.

  • Utah County will impose an airport, highway and public transit tax. The tax rates for all Utah County localities will increase .25%.
  • Other sales taxes such as the transient room tax and the tourism tax will not change.
  • Sales tax for food and food ingredients will not change and will stay at 3%.

For questions, please contact Laura Howat at