January 14, 2013

Michigan League for Human Services: All Pain, No Gain

ITEP Work in Action

Michigan has a regressive tax system, meaning that lower-income people pay a bigger share of their income in state and local taxes than higher-income people. Gov. Rick Snyder’s plan would make it even more regressive, according to an analysis by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a Washington D.C.-based nonpartisan think tank. In fact, the impact on Michigan’s poorest households will be more than 10 times greater than the impact on the wealthiest households.

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