So it appears that when returning a DATE field from the REST API, that salesforce does NOT convert it to UTC (Doesn't return any time-zone information, just a
Instead it returns the literal value of whatever was entered when saving the record.
These creates quite a challenge if you are trying to display dates in the user local time as you basically need to know what the timezone the date was created in...
I believe this would either be the Company Default Date or the Users Default date.
1: Which is it? 2: How do you retrieve this information? If even possible, I assume it would require an additional query?