Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q40a: To what extent would you say the industrial personal property tax is an important source of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the PPT is an important source of revenue)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
To what extent would you say the industrial personal property tax is an important source of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the PPT is an important source of revenue) Very Important 75% 40% 67% 63% 55%
Somewhat Important 20% 31% 22% 21% 26%
Not Important at All 5% 21% 11% 14% 15%
Don't Know 0% 7% 1% 3% 4%
*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
To what extent would you say the industrial personal property tax is an important source of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the PPT is an important source of revenue) Very Important 44% 52% 59% 68% 71% 55%
Somewhat Important 23% 29% 28% 21% 24% 26%
Not Important at All 27% 14% 11% 10% 5% 15%
Don't Know 7% 5% 2% 1% 0% 4%
*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
To what extent would you say the industrial personal property tax is an important source of revenue for your jurisdiction's budget? (Among those jurisdictions reporting the PPT is an important source of revenue) Very Important 48% 38% 58% 54% 62% 62% 55%
Somewhat Important 25% 33% 20% 31% 24% 23% 26%
Not Important at All 21% 22% 16% 13% 11% 14% 15%
Don't Know 6% 7% 6% 3% 3% 1% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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