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Spring 2018Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2018Q4cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2018Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2017Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2017Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2017Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2017Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2017Q5bNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2017Q5lNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2016Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2016Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2016Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q5bNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2016Q5lNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2016Q14bWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Reform tax increment financing/tax captures (e.g., DDAs, TIFs, LDFAs) to limit impact on general government Revenues

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | State government reform
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Spring 2016Q14cWhether or not you think the current system is broken, to what extent would you support or oppose the following potential changes to the system of funding local government in Michigan? Allow local governments to raise Revenues through local-option taxes (e.g., sales, gas, hotel taxes, etc.)

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | State policies | Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Taxes | System of funding local government | State government reform
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Spring 2016Q16aIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local property tax millage rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | Property taxes | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16bIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local income tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16cIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local sales tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16dIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local gas tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16eIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local sales tax on alcohol, tobacco, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16fIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local public utility taxes / fees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16gIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local hotel / tourism tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16hIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Local motor vehicle license / registration fees

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2016Q16iIf your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional local Revenues - including options that may not be available currently - would you support or oppose your jurisdiction introducing or increasing the following local revenue options? Regional tax-base sharing

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Finances | System of funding local government | Taxes and Revenues | Intergovernmental cooperation
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Spring 2015Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2015Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2015Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2015Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2015Q5bNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2015Q5lNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2015Q7aThinking about your jurisdiction's last fiscal year, were general fund Revenues higher or lower than what they were projected to be in its originally adopted general fund budget?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Fiscal health | Revenue | General fund balance
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Fall 2014q10aThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing the gas and/or diesel taxes

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Taxes | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10bThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing vehicle registration fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10cThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing fees for overweight trucks

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10dThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing the sales tax

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Taxes | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10eThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Adding toll roads and/or lanes

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10fThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Introducing mileage fees (Vehicle Miles Traveled)

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10gThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing drivers' license fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10hThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Increasing traffic violation fines, surcharges, and permit fees

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Transportation | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q10iThere are many methods states could use to fund roads and bridges, including some that are not currently allowed in Michigan. Thinking about a broad range of policy options, and assuming the Michigan Legislature does increase funding for roads and bridges, please identify whether you would support or oppose the following methods for the state to raise more revenue: Leasing road right-of-way and/or state property for cell phone towers, advertisements, etc.

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure
Related Topics: State policies | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Roads
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Fall 2014q11Thinking beyond state funding, does your jurisdiction currently expend any own-source local Revenues on road and/or bridge maintenance, improvement, or construction--either directly or as matching funds?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Service spending | Roads
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Spring 2014Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2014Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2014Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2014Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2014Q5bNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2014Q5lNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2014Q18gWe are also interested in the factors that may encourage or discourage privatization. Whether or not your jurisdiction is currently involved in privatization effort(s) of any kind, as far as you know, have any of the following factors played a role in encouraging your jurisdiction to contract out services or operations? Fiscal pressures, such as decreased jurisdiction Revenues

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Privatization
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Spring 2014Q28eSome local governments adopt formal policies regarding financial planning and management, while others take a more informal approach. Below is a list of recommendations from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Thinking across your jurisdiction's various types of funds, generally speaking, please identify which of the following descriptions most closely represents your government's current policies or practices, if any, for each of these general GFOA recommendations: One-Time Revenues: policy(s) limiting the use of one-time Revenues (e.g., from sale of government assets, grant monies, etc.) for ongoing expenditures

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Financial planning
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Spring 2014Q28fSome local governments adopt formal policies regarding financial planning and management, while others take a more informal approach. Below is a list of recommendations from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). Thinking across your jurisdiction's various types of funds, generally speaking, please identify which of the following descriptions most closely represents your government's current policies or practices, if any, for each of these general GFOA recommendations: Unpredictable Revenues: policy(s) on the use of unpredictable Revenues (e.g., interest income, legal settlements, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Fiscal health | Finances | Financial planning
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Spring 2013Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2013Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2013Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether - in your opinion - there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2013Q5aNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2013Q5bNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2013Q5kNow, comparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2013Q37aWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Federal forest land.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37bWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? State forest land.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37cWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Nonprofit land holdings such as conservation easements.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37dWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Other governmental property (for example, federal or state offices, libraries, etc.).

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37eWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Local K-12 school system property.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37fWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Universities or other higher education institutions.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37gWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Nonprofit hospital and health-care facilities.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37hWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Houses of public worship, burial grounds, religious tombs, or monuments.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37iWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Housing for elderly or disabled persons.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Housing | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37jWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Other non-profit organizations.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q37kWe're interested in getting a general sense about the impact of property-tax exemptions on your jurisdiction's tax Revenues. Do you have any of the following types of property-tax exempt organizations or parcels within your jurisdiction? Principal residence exemptions for people in poverty.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q38bThinking about property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction, approximately how much do they represent of your jurisdiction's total potential tax Revenues?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q39aSome people believe that certain property-tax exempt organizations benefit a community financially or in other ways (for example, through economic development, providing services the jurisdiction doesn't, improving quality of life, etc.). Others disagree. In your opinion, overall, are the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction an asset, a liability, or both, to your jurisdiction's current fiscal health?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Fiscal health | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q39bSome people believe that certain property-tax exempt organizations benefit a community financially or in other ways (for example, through economic development, providing services the jurisdiction doesn't, improving quality of life, etc.). Others disagree. In your opinion, overall, are the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction an asset, a liability, or both, to your jurisdiction's future fiscal health?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Fiscal health | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q39cSome people believe that certain property-tax exempt organizations benefit a community financially or in other ways (for example, through economic development, providing services the jurisdiction doesn't, improving quality of life, etc.). Others disagree. In your opinion, overall, are the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction an asset, a liability, or both, to your jurisdiction's current quality of life?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q39dSome people believe that certain property-tax exempt organizations benefit a community financially or in other ways (for example, through economic development, providing services the jurisdiction doesn't, improving quality of life, etc.). Others disagree. In your opinion, overall, are the property-tax exempt organizations or parcels in your jurisdiction an asset, a liability, or both, to your jurisdiction's future quality of life?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2013Q40To what extent, if any, has the impact of property tax exemptions (not including tax abatements for economic development) on your jurisdiction's revenue been a topic of discussion among your local leadership within the last 12 months?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Taxes | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Property tax exemptions
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Spring 2012Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2012Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2012Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-in your opinion-there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2012Q5aNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2012Q5bNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2012Q5kNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2012Q38Now we want to ask about one particular tax, the Personal Property Tax (PPT). Does your jurisdiction currently receive any revenue from the Personal Property Tax (PPT)?

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39aPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The PPT is difficult to administer because it is too complex.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39bPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The revenue raised in my jurisdiction is not worth the costs to administer the PPT.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39fPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace my jurisdiction's PPT Revenues in full, I would support elimination of the PPT.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39gPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace most of my jurisdiction's PPT Revenues, I would support elimination of the PPT.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39hPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: If the state agrees to replace most or all PPT Revenues (but it is not guaranteed in the Constitution), I trust the state will follow through in the future on its commitment to provide those funds.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q39iPersonal Property Tax (PPT) reform is a policy priority in Lansing, and we want to get your perspectives about the PPT overall. To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following general statements about the PPT: The PPT currently is an important source of revenue for my jurisdiction's budget.

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40aTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Industrial personal property tax

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40bTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Commercial personal property tax

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q40cTo what extent would you say the following types of Personal Property Tax (PPT) are important sources of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget: Utility personal property tax

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2012Q41If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local jurisdictions have greater authority to raise and keep the revenue at the local level?

Major Tags: State Government | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: State oversight | Taxes | Finances | Revenue | Taxes and Revenues | Personal property tax
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Spring 2011Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2011Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2011Q4gComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether-- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2011Q5aNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2011Q5bNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2011Q5kNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Finances | Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2011Q24aDo you anticipate that your jurisdiction will have property tax charge-backs from your county government in the current or upcoming fiscal year: Yes, this year

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Fiscal health/stress | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2011Q24bDo you anticipate that your jurisdiction will have property tax charge-backs from your county government in the current or upcoming fiscal year: Yes, next year

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Fiscal health/stress | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2011Q24cDo you anticipate that your jurisdiction will have property tax charge-backs from your county government in the current or upcoming fiscal year: No

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Fiscal health/stress | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2011Q25In your opinion, are these potential charge-backs to your jurisdiction a significant fiscal problem, somewhat of a problem, not much of a problem, or not a problem at all?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Finances | Revenue | Taxes | Fiscal health | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues | Fiscal health/stress | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2010Q4aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: Revenue from property taxes

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q4bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: Revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2010Q4eComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: Tax delinquencies

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues | Tax delinquencies and foreclosures
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Spring 2010Q5aNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q5bNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Charges for fees, licenses, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2010Q5kNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take: Sale of public assets (i.e., parks, buildings, etc.)

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations | Services
Related Topics: Service provision | Revenue | Privatization | Revenues
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Spring 2010Q33In general, do you agree or disagree with the idea of tying state revenue sharing to certain base-level local services while allowing local governments to raise additional taxes for additional services?

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q34aUnder this proposal, if your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional taxes, how likely would it be to: increase its property tax millage rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q34bUnder this proposal, if your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional taxes, how likely would it be to: introduce or expand a local income tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q34cUnder this proposal, if your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional taxes, how likely would it be to: introduce or expand a local sales tax

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2010Q34dUnder this proposal, if your jurisdiction had the authority to raise additional taxes, how likely would it be to: participate in a regional tax authority

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2009Q5aComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: revenue from property taxes.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2009Q5bComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: revenue from fees for services, licenses, transfers, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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Spring 2009Q5cComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: revenue from local income taxes.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Fiscal health | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2009Q5eComparing your jurisdiction's current fiscal year to its previous fiscal year, please consider the ways the following items have changed. Indicate whether -- in your opinion -- there has been a decrease, an increase, or no change from the previous fiscal year in: amount of state aid to your jurisdiction.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Taxes | Finances | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2009Q6aNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take regarding: property tax rates

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Taxes | Revenue | Finances | Property taxes | Taxes and Revenues
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Spring 2009Q6bNow, thinking about the next fiscal year, please indicate which actions your jurisdiction has taken or is likely to take regarding: charges for fees, licenses, etc.

Major Tags: Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Revenue | Finances | Revenues
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