Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2012 Data Tables

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Q36f: How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the sales tax? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the sales tax? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 36% 39% 44% 47% 41%
Somewhat Important 44% 45% 37% 36% 42%
Not Important at All 16% 11% 16% 12% 12%
Don't Know 4% 5% 3% 5% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Category Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the sales tax? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 39% 45% 35% 43% 40% 41%
Somewhat Important 39% 45% 43% 36% 46% 42%
Not Important at All 13% 8% 21% 17% 11% 12%
Don't Know 8% 3% 1% 4% 3% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  MI regions based on State of the State Survey Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
How important, if at all, do you believe it is to significantly reform the sales tax? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the system for funding local governments needs significant reform) Very Important 44% 42% 32% 47% 42% 43% 41%
Somewhat Important 40% 39% 50% 38% 42% 40% 42%
Not Important at All 11% 9% 16% 11% 13% 13% 12%
Don't Know 5% 9% 2% 4% 4% 4% 5%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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