Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

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

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Q32. Thinking about property tax appeals that have gone to the Michigan Tax Tribunal from your jurisdiction in the last two years, would you say you are generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the Tax Tribunal’s determination(s)? (Among cities and townships that defended an assessment before the Tax Tribunal)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about property tax appeals that have gone to the Michigan Tax Tribunal from your jurisdiction in the last two years, would you say you are generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the Tax Tribunal’s determination(s)? (Among cities and townships that defended an assessment before the Tax Tribunal) Very Satisfied ** 13% 7% ** 11%
Somewhat Satisfied ** 28% 15% ** 25%
Neither Satisfied Nor Dissatisfied ** 17% 20% ** 17%
Somewhat Dissatisfied ** 20% 23% ** 21%
Very Dissatisfied ** 18% 33% ** 22%
Don't Know ** 4% 2% ** 4%
*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 property tax appeals that have gone to the Michigan Tax Tribunal from your jurisdiction in the last two years, would you say you are generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the Tax Tribunal’s determination(s)? (Among cities and townships that defended an assessment before the Tax Tribunal) Very Satisfied 16% 17% 4% 2% 0% 11%
Somewhat Satisfied 32% 24% 20% 24% 19% 25%
Neither Satisfied Nor Dissatisfied 16% 14% 30% 19% 12% 17%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 18% 19% 22% 25% 28% 21%
Very Dissatisfied 13% 20% 22% 29% 38% 22%
Don't Know 5% 6% 2% 0% 3% 4%
*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 property tax appeals that have gone to the Michigan Tax Tribunal from your jurisdiction in the last two years, would you say you are generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the Tax Tribunal’s determination(s)? (Among cities and townships that defended an assessment before the Tax Tribunal) Very Satisfied 15% 7% 15% 15% 14% 6% 11%
Somewhat Satisfied 31% 26% 18% 19% 27% 28% 25%
Neither Satisfied Nor Dissatisfied 17% 17% 18% 14% 15% 22% 17%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 21% 18% 26% 13% 20% 25% 21%
Very Dissatisfied 13% 22% 22% 32% 20% 20% 22%
Don't Know 3% 11% 2% 6% 4% 1% 4%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.