USE TAX ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 94 of 1937
205.111 Deposit and disbursement of money.
(1) Except as provided in subsections (2), (3), and (4), all money received and collected under this act shall be deposited by the department of treasury in the state treasury to the credit of the general fund, to be disbursed only by appropriations by the legislature.
(2) The collections from the use tax imposed at the additional rate of 2% approved by the electors March 15, 1994 shall be deposited in the state school aid fund established in section 11 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963.
(3) From the money received and collected under this act for the state share, an amount equal to all revenue lost under the state education tax act, 1993 PA 331, MCL 211.901 to 211.906, and all revenue lost from basic school operating mills as a result of the exemption of personal property under sections 9m, 9n, and 9o of the general property tax act, 1893 PA 206, MCL 211.9m, 211.9n, and 211.9o, as determined by the department, shall be deposited into the state school aid fund established by section 11 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963. Funds deposited into the state school aid fund under this subsection shall not include the portion of the state share of the use tax imposed at the additional rate of 2% approved by the electors of this state on March 15, 1994 and dedicated for aid to schools under subsection (2).
(4) Money received and collected under this act for the local community stabilization share is not state funds, shall not be credited to the state treasury, and shall be transmitted to the authority for deposit in the treasury of the authority, to be disbursed by the authority only as authorized under the local community stabilization authority act. The local community stabilization share is a local tax, not a state tax, and money received and collected for the local community stabilization share is money of the authority and not money of this state.
History: 1937, Act 94, Eff. Oct. 29, 1937
CL 1948, 205.111
Am. 1949, Act 273, Eff. July 1, 1949
Am. 1959, Act 263, Eff. Sept. 1, 1959
Am. 1974, Act 309, Eff. Jan. 1, 1975
Am. 1987, Act 260, Imd. Eff. Dec. 28, 1987
Am. 1993, Act 326, Eff. May 1, 1994
Am. 1994, Act 34, Imd. Eff. Mar. 7, 1994
Am. 2010, Act 37, Imd. Eff. Mar. 31, 2010
Am. 2014, Act 80, Eff. Jan. 1, 2015
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 80 of 2014 provides:"Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless approved by a majority of the registered and qualified electors of this state voting on the question at an election to be held on the August regular election date in 2014. Except as otherwise provided in this enacting section, this amendatory act shall be submitted to the registered and qualified electors of this state at that election as provided by the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.1 to 168.992, and for the purpose of complying with section 31 of article IX of the state constitution of 1963. Notwithstanding other law, when submitted to the registered and qualified electors of this state, this amendatory act shall be presented with the following question:"APPROVAL OR DISAPPROVAL OF AMENDATORY ACT TO REDUCE STATE USE TAX AND REPLACE WITH A LOCAL COMMUNITY STABILIZATION SHARE TO MODERNIZE THE TAX SYSTEM TO HELP SMALL BUSINESSES GROW AND CREATE JOBSThe amendatory act adopted by the Legislature would: 1. Reduce the state use tax and replace with a local community stabilization share of the tax for the purpose of modernizing the tax system to help small businesses grow and create jobs in Michigan. 2. Require Local Community Stabilization Authority to provide revenue to local governments dedicated for local purposes, including police safety, fire protection, and ambulance emergency services. 3. Increase portion of state use tax dedicated for aid to local school districts. 4. Prohibit Authority from increasing taxes. 5. Prohibit total use tax rate from exceeding existing constitutional 6% limitation.Should this law be approved?YES [ ]NO [ ]"."Enacting section 2 of Act 80 of 2014 provides:"Enacting section 2. If approved by the registered and qualified electors of this state as provided in enacting section 1, this amendatory act takes effect January 1, 2015."
Compiler's Notes: Act 80 of 2014 was approved by a majority of the voters at the August 5, 2014 primary election. The election results were certified by the Michigan Board of State Canvassers on August 22, 2014.
Compiler's Notes: The conditions in enacting section 1 of Act 408 of 2012 were not met. Act 408 of 2012 did not go into effect.
Compiler's Notes: The conditions in enacting section 1 of Act 81 of 2014 were not met. Act 81 of 2014 did not go into effect.
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 474 of 2014 provides:"Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect unless House Joint Resolution UU of the 97th Legislature becomes a part of the state constitution of 1963 as provided in section 1 of article XII of the state constitution of 1963."House Joint Resolution UU was presented to the electors as Proposal 15-1 at the May 5, 2015 special election. The proposal to amend the constitution was not approved by the voters and Act 474 of 2014 does not go into effect.
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