michigan taxes

Lansing — Smokers and drinkers paid more taxes last year than Michigan companies paid in net business income taxes — a new development that's likely to inflame a raging legislative debate about the fairness of the state's tax code. (Detroit News)

Change in property tax not yet factored in to rankings

State still liable for a $6-million refund to IBM

Plan to eliminate Personal Property Tax and replace revenue needs voter approval

Bill replace $470-million in annual revenues generated by the tax for municipal budgets