MCL - Section 205.54

GENERAL SALES TAX ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 167 of 1933


205.54 Deductions; filing estimated returns and annual periodic reconciliations; registration under streamlined sales and use tax agreement.

Sec. 4.

    (1) In computing the amount of tax levied under this act for any month, a taxpayer not subject to section 6(2) may deduct the amount provided by subdivision (a) or (b), whichever is greater:
    (a) If the tax that accrued to this state from the sales at retail during the preceding month is remitted to the department on or before the twelfth day of the month in which remittance is due, 0.75% of the tax due at a rate of 4% for the preceding monthly period, but not to exceed $20,000.00 of the tax due for that month. If the tax that accrued to this state from the sales at retail during the preceding month is remitted to the department after the twelfth day and on or before the twentieth day of the month in which remittance is due, 0.50% of the tax due at a rate of 4% for the preceding monthly period, but not to exceed $15,000.00 of the tax due for that month.
    (b) The tax at a rate of 4% due on $150.00 of taxable gross proceeds for the preceding monthly period, or a prorated portion of $150.00 of the taxable gross proceeds for the preceding month if the taxpayer engaged in business for less than a month.
    (2) Beginning January 1, 1999, in computing the amount of tax levied under this act for any month, a taxpayer who is subject to section 6(2) may deduct from the amount of the tax paid 0.50% of the tax due at a rate of 4%.
    (3) A deduction is not allowed under this section for payments of taxes made to the department after the day the taxpayer is required to pay, pursuant to section 6, the tax imposed by this act.
    (4) If, pursuant to section 6(4), the department prescribes the filing of returns and the payment of the tax for periods in excess of 1 month, a taxpayer is entitled to a deduction from the tax collections remitted to the department for the extended payment period that is equivalent to the deduction allowed under subsection (1) or (2) for monthly periods.
    (5) The department may prescribe the filing of estimated returns and annual periodic reconciliations as necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.
    (6) A seller registered under the streamlined sales and use tax agreement may claim a deduction under this section if provided for in the streamlined sales and use tax administration act.


History: 1933, Act 167, Imd. Eff. June 28, 1933 ;-- Am. 1939, Act 313, Imd. Eff. June 22, 1939 ;-- CL 1948, 205.54 ;-- Am. 1949, Act 272, Eff. July 1, 1949 ;-- Am. 1981, Act 219, Eff. Mar. 31, 1982 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 18, Imd. Eff. Apr. 14, 1993 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 325, Eff. May 1, 1994 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 267, Imd. Eff. July 17, 1998 ;-- Am. 2004, Act 173, Eff. Sept. 1, 2004
Compiler's Notes: Enacting section 1 of Act 467 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 467 of 2014 does not go into effect.