tax policy http://wkar.org en Personal Property Tax reform reflects mistrust between legislature, municipalities http://wkar.org/post/personal-property-tax-reform-reflects-mistrust-between-legislature-municipalities <div class="actions"><a class="wysiwyg-asset-image-edit" href="#edit">Edit</a> | <a class="wysiwyg-asset-image-delete" href="#remove">Remove</a></div><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>On August 5<sup>th</sup>, Michigan voters will head to the polls to select who goes on to represent each party in November’s general election. They’ll also be asked to vote on Proposal 1, which is the first step in what has been a long-fought effort to reform the state’s <a href="http://www.lansingmi.gov/property_tax" target="_blank">Personal Property Tax</a>. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 17:24:08 +0000 Joe Linstroth 56490 at http://wkar.org Personal Property Tax reform reflects mistrust between legislature, municipalities 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