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CLOSUP Lecture Series, Policy Talks @ the Ford School

Fiscal policy in Michigan: Past, present, and future

Mar 27, 2018, 4:00-5:30 pm EDT
Weill Hall, Betty Ford Classroom 1110
Khouri will discuss what it means for the current policy debates in Lansing (including federal tax reform impact on the State).

Taxing Flaring and the Politics of State Methane Policy

September 1, 2019
Barry Rabe, Claire Kaliban, Isabel Engelhart
This brief explores whether states with regulatory authority over oil and gas production include methane within their own established severance tax regimes. It acknowledges minimal published scholarship on this issue, aside from general discussion...

The Taxation of Wind Energy

September 1, 2019
Stephanie Leiser
The generation of energy from wind turbines is becoming increasingly common as utilities and consumers seek to integrate alternative energy sources into power grids. However, the complex economic aspects of wind energy, such as up-front capital...
Policy Reports

Sales Tax Holidays

July 1, 2010
A “sales tax holiday” is a period of time, usually lasting a few days, during which state sales tax and sometimes local sales taxes are not levied on a set of goods. This report begins with a history of sales tax holidays and a discussion of the...
Michigan Research Briefs

Business Taxes

March 1, 2010
This third brief examines potential reform of the business tax structure in Michigan. The brief describes the current Michigan Business Tax and other forms of business taxes, and analyzes each type of tax in terms of its advantages and...