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Local leaders support eliminating Michigan’s Personal Property Tax if funds are replaced, but distrust state follow-through

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November 2012


As state lawmakers consider reform and partial elimination of Michigan’s Personal Property Tax (PPT), this report presents local government leaders’ assessments of the PPT and its impact on their jurisdictions, as well as their views on potential reforms. The findings are based on statewide surveys of local government leaders in the Spring 2012 wave of the Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS).

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Keywords: Public Finance & Taxation, Public Opinion

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