tax policy http://wkar.org en Sequestration cuts will be felt locally http://wkar.org/post/sequestration-cuts-will-be-felt-locally <p></p><p>Automatic cuts to the federal budget, known as sequestration, went into effect last week. If the initial round of $85 billion in cuts to the military and domestic discretionary spending are not averted, the cuts will resonate throughout the nation's economy, including in Michigan.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 23:28:39 +0000 Current State 32192 at http://wkar.org Sequestration cuts will be felt locally Mayor Bernero Blasts PPT Measure http://wkar.org/post/mayor-bernero-blasts-ppt-measure <p>Local governments in Michigan are bracing for more revenue cutting. Last Friday, the state legislature approved a measure that would repeal Michigan’s so-called ‘Personal Property Tax.’&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Mark Bashore 28403 at http://wkar.org Mayor Bernero Blasts PPT Measure Business Property Tax-Cut Measure Heads To House http://wkar.org/post/business-property-tax-cut-measure-heads-house <p>A plan to eliminate $600 million in taxes businesses annually pay on computers and equipment is headed to the Republican-controlled House.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 23:07:55 +0000 The Associated Press 27887 at http://wkar.org Business Property Tax-Cut Measure Heads To House Snyder Administration Proposes Industrial Tax Phaseout http://wkar.org/post/snyder-administration-proposes-industrial-tax-phaseout <p>Governor Rick Snyder and Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley want the Legislature to enact a major tax overhaul before its current session ends in two or three weeks. It would phase out Michigan’s tax on business and industrial equipment.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p><p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:42:59 +0000 Rick Pluta 27503 at http://wkar.org Snyder Administration Proposes Industrial Tax Phaseout MI House Approves Income Tax Rollback http://wkar.org/post/mi-house-approves-income-tax-rollback <p>The state House has approved an election year tax reduction.</p> Wed, 06 Jun 2012 22:27:42 +0000 Rick Pluta 18545 at http://wkar.org MI House Approves Income Tax Rollback