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KUER Local News
2:29 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Higher PILT Payments for Western Counties

PILT payments are meant to help rural counties provide services to non-taxable federal lands, such as the Fish Springs National Wildlife Refuge in Juab County.
Dan Bammes

Counties across Utah are getting more than $36 million from the federal government this year under the Payment In Lieu of Taxes, or PILT program.  The money is meant to help counties provide services such as search and rescue and firefighting in areas where there's a lot of federal land.

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