Do you love helping local, independent businesses? Utah Independent Business Coalition (formerly Vest Pocket) has select positions to fill on our board of directors. UIBC has a long tradition of providing valuable advocacy, education, mentoring, and social events for the independent business community. Multiple board positions will be filled this year, and people with finance/accounting, […]
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The 2019 Utah State Legislative Session was an important session affecting Utah’s independent businesses. Bills concerning tax reform (including business personal property taxes and new taxes on services), transportation, education, and affordable housing were all up for debate. Join us for review of key legislation that was debated and passed in the 2019 session. We […]
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UIBC Board Member John Lair (President & CEO of Momentum Recycling) spoke about the Business Personal Property Tax at the Utah Taxpayers Association’s Legislative Outlook Conference on January 7, 2019. Click below to listen to his speech.
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Last winter, we asked Vest Pocket Business Coalition members, board members, and founders to weigh in on the idea of a name change for our organization. The response was overwhelmingly positive in favor of choosing a new name that more clearly conveys our mission – which is to advocate for local, independently-owned businesses in Utah. […]
Two decades ago, Vest Pocket Business Coalition was started by a group of local business owners that needed advocacy help to fix a challenging parking ordinance. A grass-roots coalition formed to address the issue and they were successful. In the last 20, years Vest Pocket has advocated for countless local businesses on a variety of […]
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Four members of Vest Pocket’s Board of Directors attended Monday’s joint Utah House and Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee hearing to urge lawmakers to reform the Business Personal Property Tax. The issue was the biggest area of concern voiced by attendees of Vest Pocket’s October small business advocacy planning meeting. Speaking before the committee, Burton […]
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