Tax and Fee Information


FEES-



Santaquin City collects fees to cover the cost of various services.
Click here to view the Santaquin City Fee Schedule.           


TAXES -



SALES TAX RATE -

4.70% - Sales and Use Tax
1.00% - Local Sales and Use Tax
0.25% - Mass Transit Tax
0.30% - Mass Transit Fixed Guideway
0.25% - County Airport, Highway, Public Transit
0.25% - County Options

Total Sales Tax Rate - 6.75%



FRANCHISE TAX -

Energy Franchise Tax –                                 6.0%
Cable Franchise Tax –                                   5.0%
Telecommunications Franchise Tax –             3.5%



PROPERTY TAX -

Santaquin City property tax rate varies from year to year based on property values. Certified Tax Rates are established by Utah County and approved and accepted by the City Council each year during the budget approval process.

The Santaquin City Property Tax Rate for 2012-2013 is                              .001670

The Santaquin City Library Property Tax Rate for 2012-2013 is                  .000147

Total Santaquin City Property Tax Rate for 2012-2013 is                     .001817

Property taxes are based on the specific property. However, other taxing entities (e.g. Utah County, Nebo School District, etc.) may levy taxes against the property as well. As such, the total tax rate you see on your Property Tax Statement may vary.


COUNTY WIDE PROPERTY TAXES BY CITY -


Utah County Average Property Tax Rate:                                         .002244

Santaquin City Property Tax Rate                                                     .001817

-          19% Below the County Average

-          18th of 26 Jurisdictions

2012 tax graph-UT County cities

2012 Property Tax Rates by City

Rank

City

2012 Rate

1

Woodland Hills

0.005519

2

Mapleton

0.003639

3

Cedar Hills

0.003183

4

Saratoga Springs

0.003054

5

Provo

0.003032

6

American Fork

0.002812

7

Vineyard

0.002758

8

Elk Ridge

0.002715

9

Lehi

0.002585

10

Pleasant Grove

0.002315

 

County Average

0.002244

11

Springville

0.002190

12

Lindon

0.002107

13

Salem

0.002106

14

Draper

0.002009

15

Highland

0.002005

16

Orem

0.001921

17

Alpine

0.001916

18

Santaquin

0.001817

19

Eagle Mountain

0.001668

20

Fairfield

0.001665

21

Payson

0.001380

22

Utah County

0.001324

23

Cedar Fort

0.001268

24

Spanish Fork

0.001221

25

Genola

0.001204

26

Goshen

0.000936