Utah among few states that hasn't raised taxes

Utah among few states that hasn't raised taxes

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SALT LAKE CITY -- Utah, like the rest of the nation, is facing a budget crunch. However, it is one of only a handful of states not raising taxes to deal with it.

A new study from the National Conference of State Legislatures shows only 19 states in the nation, including Utah, did not raise any taxes in the past year.

However, that could change as Utah lawmakers plan to look at raising taxes on tobacco and alcohol in the upcoming legislative session.

Thirteen other states have already raised tobacco taxes in the past year and five have raised liquor taxes.

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