AUDITOR - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AUDITOR News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) State auditor: Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183167-78/auditor-error-lake-local.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58183167-78/auditor-error-lake-local.html.csp">State auditor: Utah property taxes bring in $100 million less than owed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By dan harrie and christopher smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T11:30:49.547-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:30AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">State Auditor John Dougall, a conservative former lawmaker, will present a not-so-conservative study soon to his onetime colleagues finding that during the past decade, local governments may have collected $100 million less in property taxes than they are entitled to. This warning of under-collection of taxes seems to fly in the face of the first-term auditor’s 2012 campaign claim to be “frugal Dougall.” But his spokeswoman says the new report isn’t about politics or philosophy — it’s about wh...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58183167@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:30:49 MDT Salt Lake County voters reward experience in primary contests http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58110612-90/assessor-auditor-county-incumbent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58110612-90/assessor-auditor-county-incumbent.html.csp">Salt Lake County voters reward experience in primary contests</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Gorrell</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T23:23:08.05-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 11:23PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Salt Lake County Republicans gave appointed incumbent Kevin Jacobs a shot at retaining his position as county assessor. Jacobs captured 52 percent of the votes in Tuesday’s primary election to turn back GOP challenger Jake Parkinson. Democrats, meanwhile, also sided with experience in the county auditor’s race. Jeff Hatch, who held the office for one term before being defeated in 2010, beat Christopher Stout. A 23-year veteran of the assessor’s office, Jacobs was selected to fill out the final y...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58110612@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:23:08 MDT