THE LOCAL DEVELOPMENT FINANCING ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 281 of 1986
125.2163 Tax increment revenues transmitted to authority; expenditure of tax increment revenues; retention or reversion of excess revenue; prohibition; abolition of tax increment financing plan; annual financial report.
(1) The city, village, township, school district, and county treasurers shall transmit to the authority tax increment revenues.
(2) The authority shall expend the tax increment revenues received for the development program only in accordance with the tax increment financing plan. Tax increment revenues in excess of the estimated tax increment revenues or of the actual costs of the plan to be paid by the tax increment revenues may be retained by the authority only for purposes, that by resolution of the board, are determined to further the development program in accordance with the tax increment financing plan. The excess tax increment revenues not so used shall revert proportionately to the respective taxing jurisdictions. These revenues shall not be used to circumvent existing property tax laws or a local charter that provides a maximum authorized rate for the levy of property taxes. The governing body may abolish the tax increment financing plan if it finds that the purposes for which the plan was established are accomplished. However, the tax increment financing plan may not be abolished until the principal of and interest on bonds issued pursuant to section 14 have been paid or funds sufficient to make that payment have been segregated and placed in an irrevocable trust for the benefit of the holders of the bonds.
(3) The authority shall submit annually to the governing body and the state tax commission a financial report on the status of the tax increment financing plan. The report shall include the following:
(a) The amount and source of tax increment revenues received.
(b) The amount in any bond reserve account.
(c) The amount and purpose of expenditures of tax increment revenues.
(d) The amount of principal and interest on any outstanding bonded indebtedness of the authority.
(e) The initial assessed value of the eligible property.
(f) The captured assessed value of the eligible property retained by the authority.
(g) The number of jobs created as a result of the implementation of the tax increment financing plan.
(h) Any additional information the governing body or the state tax commission considers necessary.
History: 1986, Act 281, Eff. Feb. 1, 1987
Am. 1993, Act 333, Eff. Mar. 15, 1994
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