A brief change in Michigan’s local government is due to the deterioration of the water system

May 9, 2022 Michigan News Time

Another tax change also occurred due to the Great Recession. Sales taxes are sent to the state, and some are redistributed to cities, villages and towns. Part of this is provided by the Constitution. The second formula, called the statutory share, ended when the state budget became tight. Now, instead of dividing that part of the sales tax, the legislature simply distributes what it wants each year.