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

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