Michigan State Tax Guide

Michigan state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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Michigan State Tax: Overview

Michigan's median property tax rate is relatively high, and fuel taxes are high when compared to other states. 

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Gasoline$0.19 per gallon
Disel$0.15 per gallon
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Cigarettes$2 per pack
Other Tobacco Products32% of wholesale price
Medical Marijuana6%
Recreational Marijuana16% (cannabis sales tax plus 10% state excise tax)
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Beer$0.20 per gallon
Wine$0.51 per gallon ($0.76 if above 16% alcohol by volume)
Liquor12% of retail price (4% general fund tax, 4% state school aid tax, and 4% convention facility development tax)

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Kelley R. Taylor
Senior Tax Editor, Kiplinger.com

As the senior tax editor at Kiplinger.com, Kelley R. Taylor simplifies federal and state tax information, news, and developments to help empower readers. Kelley has over two decades of experience advising on and covering education, law, finance, and tax as a corporate attorney and business journalist. 

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