After lawmakers reworked their repeal of Michigan’s personal property tax law to remove one potential source of opposition, tax reform proponents have now turned their focus to passing an August ballot proposal that’s required to make the changes stick.
If nothing else, Gov. Rick Snyder’s focus on improving funding for Michigan’s aging roads and bridges positions the issue toward the top of the agenda in Lansing.
After securing a partial victory in a long-sought goal of repealing Michigan’s personal property tax, business advocates next need to turn their attention to convincing voters to go along with the plans.
If nothing else, Chuck Hadden views Michigan’s rise in a national ranking of state business tax climates as further proof that the state is changing for the better.
Business advocates view a proposal to reform Michigan’s personal property tax as another solid step toward improving the state’s business climate and competitiveness.