Tax Policy

Taxes are a way that the people of Michigan come together to support investments in programs and services that foster greater economic opportunity for all. The League supports a modern revenue structure that would provide adequate revenues and would be equitable and sustainable.

Research and Advocacy

Fact Sheet: Looming Tax Triggers Spell Trouble for Michigan May 30 2018

The Looming Danger of Tax Cut Triggers in Michigan May 15, 2018

Fact Sheet: Most Michiganians Won’t Benefit from Tax Reform Nov 2, 2017

Budget Brief: Now Is the Time for Investing, Not Cutting Taxes May 25, 2017

Graphic:  73% of Michiganians oppose eliminating the income tax without a replacement Mar 6, 2017

Fact Sheet: Who Benefits: Income Tax Rate Cut to 4.15% Helps Wealthy Most Feb 23, 2017

Review Tax Expenditures to Help Fix Michigan’s Broken Revenue Stream May 17, 2016

Enough is enough: Business tax cuts fail to grow Michigan’s economy, hurt budget | Executive Summary Nov. 1, 2015

A Solution at Last to Michigan’s Crumbling Roads: Why the Road Funding Ballot Proposal is a Win-Win for Everyone February 2015

Who Pays More? The Case for a Fairer Income Tax Oct. 2015

Infographic: Proposal 1 Helps Michigan’s Working Families and Roads Feb. 19, 2015

Fact Sheet: Restoring the Michigan EITC Will Help Working Families Jan. 2015

Fact Sheet: Income Tax Cuts:  Financially Irresponsible and No Economic Benefit Jan. 20, 2014

Statement supporting road funding plan on May ballot Dec. 19, 2014

Road Funding Proposals: Let’s Not Make it Harder for People to Get to Work! November 2014

Letter: U.S. Sens. Levin and Stabenow are urged to support the Marketplace and Internet Fairness Act Sept. 4, 2014

Fact Sheet: Cuts to Michigan EITC Raise Taxes on Working Families April 25, 2014

Fact Sheet: Rebuilding the MI Homestead Property Tax Credit March 2014

Testimony: Income tax rollback Feb. 12, 2014

Testimony: Senate Bill 402 Jan. 29, 2014

Fact Sheet: Restore Michigan’s EITC to Help Working Families February 2014

Tax Cuts Won’t Grow the Economy January 2014

The Path to Prosperity: Ten Steps Michigan Must Take to Strengthen Its Economy November 2013

2013 Mother’s Day Report: The Federal EITC & Child Tax Credit May  2013

Fact Sheet: Taxing Internet Sales (update) May  2013

EITC helps military families March 2013

The Michigan EITC: A Small Investment that Makes a Big Difference February 2013

A Matter of Priorities: A Guide to the State Budget February 2013

Big changes for taxpayers as tax changes kick in January 2013

Losing Ground: A Call for Meaningful Tax Reform in Michigan January  2013

Michigan EITC Helps Working Families January 2013

Fact Sheet: How does the EITC cut affect each House district? January 2013

Fact Sheet: How does the EITC cut affect each Senate district? January 2013