Proposal 1 Passes, Will End Tax on Business Equipment

6:31 am
Wed August 6, 2014

Proposal 1 Passes, Will End Tax on Business Equipment

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Ballot proposal had no organized opposition
Lansing A statewide ballot proposition that would end a long-time tax on manufacturing machinery and business equipment was leading Tuesday in early voting returns. With a small percentage of precincts reporting and an hour after the polls closed, the complicated Proposal 1-14 was being approved by a nearly 2-1 margin, 68 percent to 32 percent.