Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q41: If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local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?

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local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? Revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state 8% 10% 15% 13% 11%
Revenue should be collected and retained locally 80% 62% 67% 69% 65%
Neither, there should be no replacement revenue 4% 5% 3% 5% 5%
Don't Know 9% 21% 12% 13% 18%
Other 0% 1% 4% 1% 1%
*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
If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local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? Revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state 8% 13% 15% 14% 9% 11%
Revenue should be collected and retained locally 65% 62% 69% 65% 78% 65%
Neither, there should be no replacement revenue 5% 6% 2% 4% 2% 5%
Don't Know 21% 19% 13% 17% 7% 18%
Other 1% 1% 1% 1% 5% 1%
*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
If the Personal Property Tax (PPT) is repealed (in full or in part) and replacement revenue is an option, do you believe the revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state, or should local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? Revenue should be collected and redistributed by the state 12% 8% 12% 8% 13% 14% 11%
Revenue should be collected and retained locally 63% 64% 64% 65% 66% 66% 65%
Neither, there should be no replacement revenue 5% 6% 5% 5% 1% 5% 5%
Don't Know 17% 22% 18% 22% 17% 13% 18%
Other 2% 0% 1% 0% 2% 2% 1%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

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