Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Spring 2016 Data Tables

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Q28e. Thinking about the last two years, have landowners for agricultural property in your jurisdiction appealed their tax assessments — either to your jurisdiction’s Board of Review or directly to the Michigan Tax Tribunal? (Among cities and townships)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about the last two years, have landowners for agricultural property in your jurisdiction appealed their tax assessments — either to your jurisdiction’s Board of Review or directly to the Michigan Tax Tribunal? (Among cities and townships) Yes ** 45% 5% ** 37%
No ** 32% 35% ** 32%
Not Applicable ** 9% 54% ** 17%
Don't Know ** 15% 7% ** 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties and villages were not asked this question

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about the last two years, have landowners for agricultural property in your jurisdiction appealed their tax assessments — either to your jurisdiction’s Board of Review or directly to the Michigan Tax Tribunal? (Among cities and townships) Yes 38% 43% 33% 21% 17% 37%
No 35% 29% 34% 32% 39% 32%
Not Applicable 13% 13% 25% 36% 29% 17%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Thinking about the last two years, have landowners for agricultural property in your jurisdiction appealed their tax assessments — either to your jurisdiction’s Board of Review or directly to the Michigan Tax Tribunal? (Among cities and townships) Yes 23% 33% 40% 44% 49% 32% 37%
No 44% 39% 29% 31% 30% 27% 32%
Not Applicable 22% 15% 13% 11% 11% 30% 17%
Don't Know 12% 13% 18% 14% 10% 11% 13%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.