Taxes & Fees

Property Tax
West Valley City's property tax rate varies from year to year based on property values and City Council action; the property tax rate for fiscal year 2015 is .004381. Because property taxes are based on the location of the parcel being taxed and the various taxing entities levying a tax against that parcel, the total tax rate you see on your Property Tax Statement will vary.
Sales Tax
In addition to property taxes, West Valley City receives slightly less than 1% of all taxable sales within the City. In West Valley City, the sales tax rate is broken down as follows:
  • 4.70% (State Sales & Use Tax)*
  • 1.00% (Local Sales & Use Tax)
  • 0.30% (Mass Transit Tax)
  • 0.25% (Additional Mass Transit Tax)
  • 0.25% (County Option Transportation)
  • 0.10% (Botanical, Cultural, Zoo Tax (County))
  • 0.25% (County Option Sales Tax)
  • 6.85% (Combined Sales Tax Rate)
*The tax on unprepared food and food ingredients is 3.0% statewide. This includes the state rate of 1.75%, local option rate of 1.0% and county option rate of 0.25%. For sales of residential energy, the combined rate is reduced by 2.70%.

In addition to property and sales taxes, West Valley City may collect fees for various services performed throughout the city. Review the current fee schedule.