Tax cuts hurt seniors
To the editor:
On April 28, a vote was taken in the Michigan House of Representatives on a bill promoted by Governor Snyder and a host of Republican representatives that slashes business taxes while raising taxes on retirees, the working poor and other individual taxpayers. The bill passed, on a 56-53 vote. Western U.P representatives Matt Huuki and Ed McBroom both voted in favor of the bill.
This bill proposes to cut taxes on corporations by $1.73 billion. How would the state make up this $1.73 billion tax cut for corporations? The money would come from a series of cuts to the poor, senior citizens and pensioners.
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