Mining Severance Tax

Filing frequency: Annual
Filing due: June 1
Payment frequency: Annual if tax is less than $3,000
Quarterly prepayments required if tax exceeds $3,000
Payment due: Annual: June 1
Quarterly prepayments: June 1, September 1, December 1, and March 1
Forms: TC-685; must be filed electronically through Taxpayer Access Point
Rule: R865-16R
Statutes: §59-5 Part 2
Revenue: Used for Utah’s general fund
Information: This tax is on the extraction of metals in Utah. Tax rates vary depending on the type of metal extracted.
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Please note . . .

TAP Scheduled Upgrade

Taxpayer Access Point (TAP) will be upgraded Friday, December 11 at 5:00pm through Monday, December 14 at 7:00am. TAP will be unavailable during this time.

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.

Effective: June 1, 2024 – To improve efficiency, we are moving all Utah State Business and Tax Registrations (TC-69 and related schedules) 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

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!