The Michigan Graduated Income Tax Amendment
did not make the November 6, 2012
statewide ballot in Michigan
as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment
. The measure would implement a graduated income tax. Currently, the state of Michigan has a flat income tax rate of 4.35 percent.
- See also: Polls, 2012 ballot measures
- A EPIC-MRA poll conducted April 27-May 3 found that the proposed measure supported by 64 percent, while 32 percent were opposed and 4 percent were undecided. The poll surveyed 600 likely voters and had a margin or error of +/- 4 percentage points.
Position is ahead and at or over 50% Position is ahead or tied, but under 50%
| Date of Poll
|| In favor
|| Number polled
|April 27-May 3
Path to the ballot
- See also: Amending the Michigan Constitution
To place the measure on the ballot, a minimum two-thirds vote was required in both the House and the Senate.