Michigan Legislature Passes Protective Equipment Tax Break

June 8, 2021, 8:08 PM

A pair of bills that would refund sales and use tax on Michigan businesses’ purchase of personal protective equipment received final passage Tuesday.

The measures (H.B. 4224 and H.B. 4225) would let businesses that implemented Covid-19 safety protocols seek refunds for sales and use tax paid on protective gear bought beginning March 10, 2020. The exemption would last until the end of 2021 and could cost the state more than $18 million, according to a state fiscal analysis.

  • The analysis estimates the market for this gear is roughly $302 million annually. ...

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