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2013 Senate Bill 88: Increase vehicle registration taxes by 80 percent
  1. Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn (R) on January 30, 2013, to increase the annual vehicle registration (license plate) tax by approximately 80 percent, with comparable increases for trucks and trailers. As an example, the annual tax on a car with a $20,000 list price would increase from $98 to $176 (in the first year, falling to 72.9 percent of this in the fourth and subsequent years). Under Senate Bill 86, the tax would remain at this level until the vehicle is 10 years old (when it would drop to 50 percent). See also Senate Bills 84 to 87 and Senate Joint Resolution J.
    • Referred to the Senate Appropriations Committee on January 30, 2013.

Comments

Re: 2013 Senate Bill 88 (Increase vehicle registration taxes by 80 percent)  by gregtt on March 1, 2013 
This tax encourages citizens to use less gasoline by walking, taking the bus, riding a bike, car pooling, and buying more fuel efficient cars - all good. Higher sales taxes increase costs to the poor and encourages citizens to NOT buy more fuel efficient cars, NOT eat at the restaurant, NOT buy ANYTHING which might help stimulate the economy - all bad.

Re: 2013 Senate Bill 88 (Increase vehicle registration taxes by 80 percent)  by bourner on February 5, 2013 

This is no way to improve Michigan. Please use some common sense and DO NOT DO THIS!


There is no reason to jump by such a great percentage from what folks are used to paying. This is obscene and inappropriate. If you want to increase it, do so by no more than 5% at a time over several years.


Many people in Michigan do not have a choice about owning a vehicle. I do not live near a bus line, and my house is paid off so I won't be moving. Please, think about the PEOPLE of this State and DO NOT DO THIS.



2013 Senate Bill 88 (Increase vehicle registration taxes by 80 percent)  by admin on February 5, 2013 
Introduced in the Senate on January 30, 2013

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