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2017 Senate Bill 95: Accelerate vehicle trade-in “use tax on the difference”
Introduced by Sen. David Robertson (R) on February 1, 2017
To accelerate the 24-year phase-in of a 2013 law that exempted from use (and sales) tax the value of a trade-in when buying a motor vehicle, titled watercraft or recreational vehicle.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Finance Committee on February 1, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 16, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Amendment offered by Sen. David Robertson (R) on March 29, 2017
To not apply the bill's provisions to new RV purchases.
The amendment failed by voice vote in the Senate on March 29, 2017
To accelerate the 24-year phase-in of a 2013 law that exempted from use tax the value of a trade-in when buying a motor vehicle, titled watercraft or recreational vehicle. With Senate Bill 94 this would save new car buyers $28.7 million in 2021, and increase gradually through 2028.
Received in the House on March 29, 2017
Referred to the House Tax Policy Committee on March 29, 2017
Reported in the House on June 15, 2017
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Vetoed by Gov. Rick Snyder on July 25, 2017
Received in the Senate on September 6, 2017
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on September 6, 2017
To override Gov. Rick Snyder's veto of the bill, which accelerates the 24-year phase-in of a 2013 law that exempted from use tax the value of a trade-in when buying a new vehicle, RV or boat.
Received in the House on January 17, 2018

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