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2012 House Bill 5298: Increase state fuel taxes
  1. Introduced by Rep. Rick Olson (R) on January 26, 2012, to replace the current 19-cent per gallon gas tax and 15-cent diesel tax with a 10.1 percent wholesale fuel tax (subject to various adjustments), which would initially be levied at an effective rate of 28.3 cents per gallon. This would extract an additional $541 million from motorists each year, or more if the price of fuel increases (up to 40-cents per gallon would be allowed, and a minimum of 28.3 cents per gallon). This would be phased in gradually at an annual rate of increase of 1-cent per gallon2012 Senate Bill 911: Authorize Detroit regional transit vehicle registration tax History, Amendments & Comments Text and Analysis Add to Watch List •Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson (D) on January 26, 2012, to give the regional transit authority proposed by Senate Bill 909 (and House Bill 5309) the power to impose a higher vehicle registration tax (on top of the state version). A vote of the people in the region would be required; even if the tax was defeated in a particular community it would still be imposed if a majority of voters in the region approved it. This is part of Gov. Rick Snyder’s road and transit tax proposal.
    • Referred to the House Transportation Committee on January 26, 2012.

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Re: 2012 House Bill 5298 (Increase state fuel taxes )  by robert111 on October 19, 2012 
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Re: 2012 House Bill 5298 (Increase state fuel taxes )  by Robbievince on September 25, 2012 
Increasing fuel prices is a great concern to worry. Though the common people are not aware of the tax rates and such nuances, the government has always taken advantage of the people’s ignorance to hike the prices. It is great that posts like yours are a great help to understand the pricing structure.more

Re: 2012 House Bill 5298 (Increase state fuel taxes )  by vaultkeeper7 on September 24, 2012 
Hike in fuel taxes is something that every government does to increase the revenue of the state. Although this is something that the public do not welcome very well, it is unavoidable due to increased usage and lack of availability of petroleum products.go here

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