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Michigan Graduated Income Tax Amendment (2012)

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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.[1]

Polls

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  • 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.[2]
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     Position is ahead and at or over 50%     Position is ahead or tied, but under 50%

Date of Poll Pollster In favor Opposed Undecided Number polled
April 27-May 3 EPIC-MRA 64% 32% 4% 600

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.

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