Michigan’s elections director has released proposed wording of a road funding ballot proposal asking voters if they want to increase the state sales tax.
Get ready to pay taxes on things you buy online.
A proposed tax hike aimed at improving Michigan’s transportation infrastructure and schools is heading to voters.
The fate of the tax hike rests entirely with voters.
The whole thing hinges, however, on what voters decide.
Amazon and other online retailers with ties to Michigan would have to collect its 6 percent sales tax on purchases under legislation approved Thursday by a divided Senate.
Michigan lawmakers are breathing new life into bills that would force retailers such as Amazon.com to collect the state’s sales tax on Internet purchases.
Legislative leaders are considering a possible tax hike before year’s end to improve the condition of roads.
It’s a job killer and it needs to change, retailers say.
Raising the 6 percent sales tax can only be done if voters approve a constitutional amendment.