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Multistate Tax Update — January 14, 2016

Michigan: Year-end legislation modernizes tax code to equalize treatment of technology and manufacturing

At the end of 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder announced his approval of legislation that he said would “modernize the structure of Michigan’s tax code to ensure treatment of data center inputs more closely aligns with treatment of manufacturing inputs and tax laws in other states.” There are approximately 40 data centers currently located in Michigan that would benefit from SB 616 and SB 617; effective Jan. 1, 2016, they exempt data center equipment from the state’s sales and use taxes, respectively.

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