Tax Variations Examined as Bills Come Due

Tax Variations Examined as Bills Come Due

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Property owners across Utah have until Wednesday to pay their tax bills, which are going up an average of 6.2 percent from last year.

Salt Lake County has the highest property taxes in the state, with $1,979 charged on a $200,000 home. Unincorporated Wayne County has the lowest, at $880 on a $200,000 home.

Statewide, the median rate among Utah's 1,200 separate tax areas would bring $1,377 in taxes on a $200,000 home. That may help other Utahns gauge their relative burden.

More than 500 local governments from cities to counties, school districts, water districts, recreation districts and even cemetery districts project collecting a combined $1.52 billion from Utah property owners this year.

(Copyright 2005 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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