Michigan sales tax

Road funding
12:58 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan Senate adjourns without putting sales tax proposal on ballot

Credit WMUK

The state Senate has adjourned without putting a proposed sales tax increase on the ballot to pay for improving Michigan's roads. 

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7:18 am
Wed March 6, 2013

State Senate not likely to meet deadline to put sales tax proposal on ballot

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Governor Snyder has called for an additional $1.2-billion for roads. Sales tax increase would have to be approved by voters.
Lansing - Rising conservative opposition to raising taxes to pay for road repairs means Senate Republicans are unlikely to meet a Thursday deadline for placing a sales tax proposal on the May 7 statewide ballot.
6:33 am
Tue February 26, 2013

Sales tax on services seen as one possible way to pay for road repairs

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Lawmakers are looking for alternative to Governor Snyder's proposal to increase gas taxes and vehicle registration fees.
Lansing - Some state lawmakers are flirting with the idea of levying a sales tax on services to help pay for road repairs as business leaders are pressuring the Legislature to approve large increases in gas taxes and vehicle registration fees.