Rep Chatfield introduces legislation to create sales tax holidays

first_img Categories: Chatfield News Bill would establish days for tax-free purchases of back-to-school supplies and clothing, outdoor recreation equipment and Pure Michigan products Under new legislation introduced by state Rep. Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, consumers across Michigan may soon purchase back-to-school clothing and school supplies without having to pay the six percent state sales tax on those items. The bill would also allow for the tax-free purchase of camping, fishing and hunting equipment, and Pure Michigan products.“I believe hard-working parents deserve a break, and this bill will be a boost for tourism and outdoor recreation which are driving forces in Northern Michigan and our statewide economy,” Rep. Chatfield said.House Bill 5428 would establish three sales tax holidays in Michigan during 2016:June 3-5:                      Pure Michigan tourism productsSeptember 2-5:            Back-to-school supplies and clothing November 4-6:            Camping, fishing and hunting equipment HB 5428 has been referred to the House Committee on Tax Policy for further consideration. 07Mar Rep. Chatfield introduces legislation to create sales tax holidayslast_img read more

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