Tell Senators: Support Marketplace & Internet Tax Fairness Act
The Michigan Municipal League encourages you to contact U.S. Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow TODAY to urge their support of the Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act. At stake is more than half a billion dollars that could have a significant impact on Michigan communities. Without this bill, Michigan is expected to lose $650 million in remote sales (mainly Internet sales) in fiscal year 2014. But if the bill is approved, our state would gain $450-$500 million a year. This revenue could have a profound impact on state revenue sharing to local municipalities. Read more.
League Radio Show Offers Sneak- Peek at 2014 Convention
Get an audio sneak-peek at Convention on this week's Prosperity Agenda radio show. League CEO Dan Gilmartin was joined by Jamie Bennett, executive director of ArtPlace America and Convention keynote speaker, and several other guests to discuss the role of arts and culture in economic development. The show aired at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 on News/Talk 760 WJR. Listen here.