Brine Shrimp Royalty

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Filing frequency: Annual; the report is filed with Utah Department of Natural Resources
Filing due: February 15
Payment frequency: Annual
Payment due: April 30
Statutes: §59-23
Revenue: Used for Species Protection Fund
Information:

Brine shrimp egg harvesters must pay a royalty fee imposed on the total pounds of unprocessed brine shrimp eggs harvested.

The harvest is overseen by the Utah Department of Natural Resources (DNR). DNR calculates the royalty due, but the Tax Commission bills and collects.

Please note . . .

TC-69 Form Usually Requires Additional Schedules

When submitting a TC-69 paper form, you MUST also include the appropriate schedule(s). If you do not include the correct schedule(s), your business registration will be delayed.

Note: To save time and ensure all needed schedules are included, you can apply for a tax account online.

Please note . . .

Sales tax filing is changing

All Utah sales and use tax returns and other sales-related tax returns must be filed electronically, beginning with returns due Nov. 2, 2020. File electronically using Taxpayer Access Point at tap.utah.gov.

This includes:

  • Third quarter, July-Sept 2020 (quarterly filers)
  • September 2020 (monthly filers)
  • Jan – Dec 2020 (annual filers)
  • All related schedules

You can continue to the PDF form below, or go to TAP to register and begin filing electronically now—no need to wait until the deadline!