Money Back in Michigan for Tax Year 2013
Money Back in Michigan is an outreach effort by the Michigan League for Public Policy to make sure low- and moderate-income households receive their maximum tax refund by claiming all the credits and deductions for which they are due and avoiding “rapid refund” loans.
The packet contains information that can be printed and posted at retail businesses, libraries and other public areas.
Making Ends Meet in Michigan
How much do you have to earn to make ends meet in Michigan? The costs of very basic needs – housing, child care, food, transportation, personal items such as clothing, healthcare and taxes – are used to calculate a “basic needs” hourly wage for four types of families in each Michigan county.
Report | Online calculator
Slicing Up the Income Tax Cut Proposal
Healthy Kids Dental
The governor’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget expands the Healthy Kids Dental into Macomb and Kalamazoo counties. That still leaves large concentrations of low-income children left behind in Kent, Oakland and Wayne counties. See the League’s Healthy Kids Dental Fact Sheet.
Mapping the Facts
Click on the map on the left then select any individual county from the larger map to bring up a fact sheet with information about poverty, health insurance coverage, unemployment, government assistance participation, income, and more.
Deary Lannoye | Mayor Hopewell | Robert KleineDec. 9 Blog: Unemployment drama redux
March 5 Blog: Not a pie-in-the-sky idea
Blog: Factually SpeakingNot a pie-in-the-sky idea
From the League’s First Tuesday newsletter Sign up for e-news and newsletters • Life is a bowl of cherries. • It’s the pits. • That’s a pie-in-the sky idea. My staff and I have been making a lot of cherry puns over the last week. But it’s all for a serious reason. We used a cherry pie to show what 20% of Michigan families earning the least would get if we roll back the Michigan personal income tax from 4.25% to 3.9%. Yep, that’s just $12 – enough to buy a cherry pie from the bakery. For those right... Read More
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