Tax Commission Appeals

General Information

Any taxpayer who disagrees with an agency action is entitled to an appeal. Decisions of the local boards of equalization concerning property tax, as well as centrally assessed property tax assessments may be appealed to the Commission. The following information will assist you in the appeals process.

Contact

Utah State Tax Commission

Main Phone: 801-297-2200

Appeals Unit in the Office of the Commission

Phone: 801-297-3904
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Fax: 801-297-3919

Mailing Address

Utah State Tax Commission, Appeals Unit
210 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT  84134

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

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Phone: 801-297-3811 

Telecommunication Device for the Deaf (TDD)

Phone: 801-297-2020

Filing an Appeal

You must appeal in writing, within 30 days of the date on the notice of the action that you are challenging. To appeal a claim for a refund for tax administered by Title 59, Chapter 10 of the Utah Code, you must appeal in writing within 90 days of the date on the notice of the action.

Although your appeal need not be in any particular form, the following links are provided to assist you.

What to Include

Your appeal should contain the following information.

  • Your name, address, and daytime telephone number;
  • The tax type involved, the time period and the amount of tax, penalty, interest, or other issue in dispute;
  • The agency's file or other reference number, if known, and a copy of the letter or document which you are appealing;
  • The name, address, and daytime telephone number of your representative, if any.

Representation 

You may represent yourself. If you are represented by legal counsel or other representative, you must notify the Appeals Unit and the opposing party in writing no later than 10 days before the hearing. If you have a representative, please provide a power of attorney or signed statement giving authorization. Representative should have a thorough knowledge of the case and be prepared to discuss it.

Submittal of Documents

The Tax Commission Appeals Unit will accept all written submissions and forms by facsimile, e-mail, or mail.

Also see Document Preparation Guidelines

Fax: 801-297-3919
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Mailing Address:

Utah State Tax Commission Appeals Unit
1950 West 210 North
Salt Lake City, Utah 84134

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