Michigan sales tax

8:09 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

New Tax Request Considered for Holland Museum

Museum staff has been working with donors on "bridge funding" until a long-term solution is found
A statewide sales tax vote has opened the door to the possibility that a struggling local institution could also return to the voters seeking a steady source of income.The Holland Museum was left searching for a steady source of income after a November tax vote failed, but it's possible the longstanding museum will again turn to voters on the May ballotIf it were the only thing on the ballot, the museum would be forced to pay for the election.
6:28 am
Mon December 22, 2014

Supporters and Opponents Prepare for Ballot Proposal to Boost Sales Tax

Question before voters is part of package approved last week to improve state's roads
The ballot question the Legislature approved Friday to hike the state's sales tax to 7% and spend an extra $1.2 billion a year on Michigan's failing roads will likely spawn a $20-million campaign pitting diverse proponents such as road builders and educators against tax hike opponents such as Americans for Prosperity, experts say.
6:12 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Lawmakers Approve Putting Sales Tax Proposal on Ballot for Road Funding Deal

Issue will be on statewide ballot in May
LANSING, MI - Michigan lawmakers, after working through the night, have approved plans for a statewide ballot proposal that could yield $1.2 billion a year in new funding for roads and bridges.
12:18 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Deal Reached on Road Funding

Agreement announced on last day of "lame duck" session of Legislature
Lansing — Michigan voters will be asked to approve a 1 cent increase in the 6 percent sales tax as part of a road funding plan Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders announced late Thursday morning.
6:45 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Sales Tax Expansion Could be Part of Road Funding Plan

The state House and Senate have passed competing plans to raise about $1.2-billion a year for roads
Legislative leaders on Wednesday were reworking their plans for a conference committee tasked with finding a road funding solution after determining they could not put the top four leaders from the House and Senate on the committee, as originally planned.