State tax rates and rules for income, sales, gas, property, cigarette, and other taxes that impact middle-class families. Go to the Kiplinger Tax Map Utah Add to State Compare List | View List View State Compare List (0) selected | Compare up to 5 The Bottom Line Mixed Tax Picture Utah, which runs a flat tax system, lowered the rate by a hair (from 5% to 4.95%) in 2018. However, income taxes are still a hefty levy in the Beehive State. Income Tax Range Utah has a flat tax of 4.95%. Sales Tax State levy is 4.85%, but mandatory 1% local sales tax and 0.25% county option sales tax are added to the state tax (for a 6.1% total rate). Plus, localities can add up to an additional 2.95%, making the average combined state and local rate 7.19%, according to the Tax Foundation.Groceries: Taxable (1.75% state tax, plus mandatory 1.25% in local and county taxes)Clothing: TaxableMotor Vehicles: TaxablePrescription Drugs: Exempt Real Property Taxes In Utah, the median property tax rate is $575 per $100,000 of assessed home value. Motor Fuel Taxes Gasoline: 31.41¢ per gallon. Diesel: 31.41¢ per gallon. Sin Taxes Cigarettes: $1.70 per packSnuff: $1.83 per ounceOther tobacco products: 86% of manufacturer’s priceVapor products: 56% of manufacturer’s priceBeer: $0.42 per gallonWine: not availableLiquor: $15.92 per gallonUtah directly controls the distribution and sale of wine and liquor. Liquor tax is an estimate by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States and published by the Tax Foundation. Annual Car Taxes and Fees An annual vehicle registration fee and a uniform age-based fee are imposed. Estate and Inheritance Taxes No estate or inheritance tax.