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    Michigan's Generational Tug of War

    Shaharyar Shahid

    Michigan's biggest tax overhaul in seventeen years passed by the state's Legislature and signed by Governor Rick Snyder in the year 2011, finally goes on the books in January this year. It eliminates MBT (Michigan Business Tax) while bringing package of changes to the personal income tax that also includes remodeling ...

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    Rick Snyder to Eliminate MI Business Tax …

    The Chairman and CEO of Ann Arbor venture capital firm Ardesta LLC, and newly elected Governor, Rick Snyder, had big plans for the state as a governor. Now his job is to turn these plans, such as putting in place a new budget system, into realities. One of the main things ...

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    Tax breaks fuel $2 billion of business i …

    The Michigan Economic Growth Authority has approved a series of tax incentives for Ford and Chrysler, and expanded on previously approved incentives for General Motors. Between a tax break for General Motors engineered to build a 900-job electric vehicle battery facility in Warren and another to keep 4000 people at work ...

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    Michigans Business Taxes and the Possibl …

    Commentary: The Michigan Business Tax and its surcharge is one policy that has had many Michigan businesses angry for quite a while. It includes a 22 percent surcharge and a complicated web of tax incentives that desperately needs to be reevaluated to determine which ones work and which don't. Many want the ...

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    Proposal to Expand Michigan Business Tax …

    Xin Yu

    Under the 2007 PA 36, amending section 434, the Michigan Economic Growth Authority is authorized to provide tax credits to stimulate the domestic commercialization and affordability of high-power energy batteries, and to help insure that job growth from battery technology and commercial production develops alongside advanced vehicle technology development and renewable ...

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    A Positive Outlook for Michigan's Econom …

    Lindsay Catherine

    The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on March 4th announced that for the month of February, revenue receipts at the federal level were around $16 billion higher than receipts from the previous year.  This 18% increase, has been attributed in part to a rise in net corporate receipts of about ...

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    Exclude Unpaid Utility Bills from Forfei …

    Steve Lawson

    House Bill 4050 was introduced by Representative Bettie Scott (Democrat, 3rd District) on January 22, 2009. The stated purpose of the bill is to amend the Michigan property tax code to exclude unpaid utility bills from being considered tax payments. Thus, a person's home would not be subject to foreclosure due ...

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    2010 Gubernatorial Candidates on Taxes

    Lindsay Catherine

    The 2010 Michigan Gubernatorial Race is underway and candidates are now preparing for the primary election in August.  Each candidate has come out and stated the need for changes in our tax policy, but each candidate also has their own ideas for how this should be done. (Read more for each ...

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    Governor Granholm Proposes a Tax on Serv …

    Lindsay Catherine

    Last Thursday, Governor Granholm released her proposal for the 2011 budget, in which she proposed a reduction in the sales tax- from 6% to 5.5%, and then extending the tax to consumer services.  This service tax would be applied to the sale of most personal services excluding business-to-business services, education, ...

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    Ruling Changes the Nature of Michigan Pr …

    Steve Lawson

    A recent ruling by the Michigan Court of Appeals could have broad implications for Michigan tax policy. The court ruled that the spirit of Proposal A, which limits annual increases in property taxes, was violated by the decision of the city of Charlvoix to increase property taxes on the home ...

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    Michigan Tax Restructuring Proposals

    Lindsay Catherine

    With the economy in a recession, and Michigan already looking at a 1.6 billion dollar deficit for the Fiscal Year due to our falling tax revenues, the state tax structure is being presented as in need of reform.
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    The Michigan Business Tax Surcharge: Rep …

    Nathalie Iden

    In 2007, Michigan lawmakers faced at that time, budgetary woes unparalleled to previous years. With a projected budget deficit near 1.8 billion dollars and a looming October 1st deadline, the legislature was pressed to find a way to balance the budget. The solution was to extend the 6% sales tax on ...

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    Physician Tax?

    Lindsay Catherine

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    Tax Amnesty, Will it Work?

    Lindsay Catherine

    Last week, the Senate voted to pass an amnesty period on unpaid taxes for the citizens of Michigan of the 2008-2009 Fiscal Year (which ended almost three weeks ago, on September 30th).   This would allow a 30-60 day grace period in which those who have not already paid their taxes, could pay ...

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    How Michigan's Budget Battle Will Affect …

    Patrick Heffner

    As we find ourselves two weeks past the original, October 1st deadline for a state budget deal, many of the remaining disputes have crystalized into a sharp, partisan divide over how to deal with six crucial budget bills.  On one side, you have the Republican Senate, led by Senator Mike Bishop, ...

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    Tax Hikes or Tax Cuts?

    Lindsay Catherine

    As the budget deadline nears, the legislators are under pressure to get Michigan's 2010 Fiscal Year budget planned.  Because they need to make up for a$2.2 billion dollar deficit, action needs to be taken in regard to tax cuts, or tax hikes.

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    Current Tax Expenditure Levels May Warra …

    Lindsay Catherine

    For the fiscal year 2009 (FY09), Michigan’s tax expenditures are anticipated to rise 6.7%, or in dollar terms- almost $2.2 billion.  The tax expenditure rate is increasing faster than that of the state’s revenue.

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    Property Tax Change Hits the House

    Jenni Riehle

    On March 18th 2009 the Michigan Senate approved a new property tax change, that if approved by the House will appear on the 2010 ballot. The constitutional amendment, that was passed in the Senate 29 to 8, would stop property taxes from rising even as the assessed value of a home declines. Currently the law ...

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