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(Salt Lake City-AP) -- Seventeen Utah counties are among the top 50 nationwide for the number of exemptions claimed in federal tax returns. That is according to a report by Syracuse University in New York.
Texas was a distant second with nine counties listed. Millard County ranked number one in the nation with an average of three-point-three exemptions claimed.
Two Wasatch Front counties were on the list. Utah County, with an average of two-point-79 exemptions, was number 20, and Davis County, with two-point-70 exemptions, was number 32. Cache County, with two-point-66 exemptions, was number 42.
Also on the list were Sanpete at number four Emery at six Juab seven Rich eight Morgan 14, San Juan 15, Duchesne 16, Beaver 18, Box Elder 19, Sevier 21, Uintah 29, Garfield 39 and Wasatch at number 40.
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