taxes

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Bills to get rid of the state’s driver responsibility fees and increase the personal income tax exemption are on their way to the governor’s desk. Lawmakers and the governor struck a deal Wednesday.

Michigan House - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The state House Thursday adopted legislation to allow Michigan taxpayers to continue to claim the personal income tax exemption. The bill is supposed to make sure Michigan citizens don’t pay more as a result of the new federal tax law. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder declared victory over the state’s economic hardships Tuesday night in his eighth and final State of the State address. The governor says choices made over the last seven years leave room now for more investment in schools and infrastructure. But, the Michigan Public Radio Network’s Rick Pluta reports, it’s not clear that he can win support for his plans in the Legislature.


Movement On Tax Bills In House And Senate

Jan 18, 2018
Michigan Senate Chamber - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The state Legislature continues to move along plans to change the state’s tax code. The new federal tax law zeroes out the personal exemption.

State Capitol - file photo
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) The state Legislature went over the governor’s head Wednesday. It approved a veto override – something that hasn’t happened in Michigan since 2002. 

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