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Posted on: August 1, 2022

Notice of Proposed Tax Increase Public Hearing

South Jordan City Council Chambers

The City of South Jordan is proposing to increase its property tax revenue.

- The City of South Jordan tax on a $500,000 residence would increase from $347.33 to $396.00, which is $48.67 per year.

- The City of South Jordan tax on a $500,000 business would ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

A Growing South Jordan and Truth in Taxation

South Jordan City Hall Spring

Did you know that Utah is a taxpayer-friendly state? Utah is unique in that it has a process that taxing entities, like city governments, must follow before tax increases can occur. This ensures that taxing entities only increase taxes when it's needed.

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Tax Education 101 - SoJo Summerfest

Stilt walkers Posing Summerfest 2021

Why do we have SoJo Summerfest every year? This event directly ties to one of the City's strategic priorities - Engaged Community. South Jordan's strategic priorities are determined by our residents through their representatives - the Ci...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Tax Education 101 - Parks

City Park Playground 2

South Jordan’s parks and trails are beautiful. South Jordan has 35 city parks, more than 9 miles of trails, 3 fishing ponds, 68 acres of natural open space and boasts a variety of recreational fields and courts throughout the city. 

Providing a va...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Property Taxes Fund Public Safety

Police Officer with Dog

Did you know that City property taxes fund our Police and Fire Departments? In fact, South Jordan City uses those property taxes to pay for 100% of your Police Department and approximately 19% of your Fire Department. The rest of the Fire Department fundi...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

How Budgeting Works in South Jordan

South Jordan City Hall

As the new year begins, City staff along with the City Council begin in earnest to put together the City’s budget for the next fiscal year, which will begin July 1st. For the past eight years, the City has utilized a strategic budgeting methodology called...

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