Business briefs, Jan. 30-Feb. 2
Tax commission extends customer service hours
The Utah State Tax Commission is extending its customer service hours Saturday, Jan. 30, through Monday, Feb. 1, to help employers meet the new deadline to electronically file withholding documents. According to a press release, customer service representatives will be available by phone between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and will be available until midnight on Monday. Feb. 1 is the deadline for employers to file withholding documents, such as W-2 and 1099R forms, electronically. The deadline affects about 60,000 of Utah’s 80,000 employers who previously didn’t file electronically.
Utah consumer price index decreases The Zions Bank Wasatch Front Consumer Price Index decreased 0.3 percent from November to December, caused primarily by falling gas prices. According to a press release, the index was 1.8 percent higher than the same period in the previous year, however, nearly meeting the Federal Reserve’s national inflation target of 2 percent. "The sustained decline in oil prices has continued to challenge many of the world’s largest economies," said Scott Anderson, Zions Bank president and CEO, in the release. "But the savings this trend has passed on to individual consumers in Utah can be expected to pay dividends through 2016 here at home in Utah, as local businesses and the state’s economy profits from increased spending on local goods."
CEO of Utah Nonprofits Association chosen
Kate Rubalcava has been selected as the new CEO of the Utah Nonprofits Association, an organization that represents more than 600 non-profits in Utah, including in Park City. According to a press release, Rubalcava has more than a decade of community planning, organizing and education experience and has traditionally worked with underserved populations. "I am honored to be the new CEO of UNA and I look forward to continuing to be a leader in the nonprofit sector," she said in the release.
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Another ski season is in the books, and much to the relief of the restaurant industry, the outlook, like the weather, is looking sunny.