Restaurant Tax

Filing frequency: See Sales Related Taxes
Payment frequency: See Sales Related Taxes
Forms: TC-62F; must be filed electronically through Taxpayer Access Point
Publications: Pub 25, Pub 55
Statutes: §59-12 Part 6
Rules: R865-12L-17
See Also: Restaurant Tax
Revenue: Used by the county that imposed the tax

Counties may adopt this tax to support tourism, recreation, cultural, convention, or airport facilities within their jurisdiction. It is assessed in addition to sales and use taxes on sales of food prepared for immediate consumption by retail establishments primarily selling prepared food.

The following sales are exempt from this tax:

  • Sales exempt from sales and use taxes
  • Prepared foods sold by businesses primarily selling fuel
  • Theaters other than dinner theaters
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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!