Welcome to the House Fiscal Agency

Current Reports

    • Legislative Analysis: Revised Motor Fuel Tax Rates, House Bills: 4539, 5477 and 5493 [108K], December 9, 2014. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst and Jim Stansell, Senior Ecnonomist.
    • Fiscal Forum: Motor Fuel Taxes, Sales Tax on Motor Fuels, and Methods of Tax Collection [321K], November 14, 2014. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication gives detailed information on Motor Fuel Taxes, Sales Tax on Motor Fuels, and Methods of Tax Collection.
    • State Budget Overview Background Briefing [463K] November, 2014. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director. This document provides an overview of long-term budget trends, the current state budget, and the near-term budget outlook.
    • A Legislator's Guide to Michigan's Budget Process (Update) [537K] October 2014. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director. This document explains the annual process for enacting the budget for the State of Michigan.
    • Revenue Sharing Payments to Cities, Villages, and Townships (Update) [1,122K] October 14, 2014. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This document provides final FY 2012-13 and FY 2013-14 Consititutional and Economic Valley and Incentive Program (EVIP) payments to cities, villages, and townships (CVTs). In addition, estimated FY 2014-15 Constitutional and CVT revenue sharing payments, as enacted in 2014 PA 252, are included.
    • Economic and Revenue Report [190K] October 10, 2014. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
    • Higher Education Appropriations Report, Fiscal Year 2014-15 [829K]. Prepared by Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director, House Fiscal Agency and Bill Bowerman, Associate Director, Senate Fiscal Agency, September, 2014. This report provides a precise record of how appropriation amounts in the FY 2014-15 Higher Education budget were calculated.
    • Fiscal Forum: Michigan Public Policies and Programs Pertaining to Autism Spectrum Disorder [446K], October 2, 2014. Prepared by Paul Holland, Fiscal Analyst, Margaret Alston, Senior Fiscal Analyst, Susan Frey, Senior Fiscal Analyst, and Matthew Ellsworth,Senior Fiscal Analyst. This Fiscal Forum report will provide a brief overview of Michigan's Public Policies and Programs pertaining to Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    • FY 2014-15 University Tuition Restraint Compliance [129K], August 28, 2014. Prepared by Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director. This memo discusses the FY 2014-15 University Tuition Restraint Compliance.
    • Legislative Analysis - Wolf Hunt Initiative [48K], August 22, 2014. Prepared by Josh Roesner, Legislative Analyst, Chris Couch, Associate Director, Viola Bay Wild, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This Legislative Analysis gives information on the Wolf Hunt Initiative.
    • Fiscal Focus: Vehicle Registration Primer [128K], August 21, 2014. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This publication presents a detailed description and analysis of the major vehicle registration provisions of the Michigan Vehicle Code.
    • Changes in State Appropriations [249K], August 19, 2014. Prepared by Kyle, I. Jen, Deputy Director. This memo provides information on changes in state appropriation amounts over the last decade. The end point for all comparisons is the FY 2014-15 state budget as initially enacted through Public Acts 196 and 252 of 2014.
    • Economic and Revenue Report [159K] August 15, 2014. Prepared by Mary Ann Cleary, Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist.
    • Transportation Funding in Michigan [468K], August 2014. Prepared by William E. Hamilton, Senior Fiscal Analyst. This presentation was given at the Kalamazoo County Road Commission on Transportation Funding in Michigan.
    • Appropriations: Summary and Analysis, FY 2014-15 [1.59K], July 2014.
    • Reports Required by Boilerplate FY 2014-15 [766K], July 2014. This publication lists reports required by boilerplate in FY 2014-15 appropriation acts.
    • University Performance Funding Formula [150K], July 21, 2014. Prepared by Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director. This memo gives information on the University Performance Funding Formula.
    • Ballot Proposal 1 of 2014 - Referendum on Public Act 80 of 2014: Personal Property Tax Phase-Out [85K], July 14, 2014. Prepared by Chris Couch, Legislative Analyst, Jim Stansell, Senior Economist, Adam Derosiers, Economist and Bethany Wicksall, Associate Director. This document gives an analysis of Proposal 1 of 2014: Personal Property Tax Phase Out.
    • Revenue Sharing Payments to Cities, Villages, and Townships [1,112K], July 1, 2014. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This document provides final FY 2012-13 and estimated FY 2013-14 Constitutional and Economic Vitality and Incentive Program (EVIP) payments to cities, villages, and townships (CVTs). In addition, estimated FY 2014-15 Constitutional and CVT revenue sharing payments, as enacted in 2014 PA 252, are included.
    • Revenue State Source and Distribution [556K], prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist, June 2014. This report provides information on the source and distribution of revenue for the State of Michigan, and includes final FY 2012-13 and estimated FY 2013-14 and FY 2014-15 revenue. Estimates in this report are based on revenue amounts agreed to at the May 2014 Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference and revenue detail in the FY 2014-15 enacted budget.
    • Budget Stablization Fund Memo [250K], May 21, 2014. Prepared by Kyle I. Jen, Deputy Director and Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This memorandum provides updated estimates for the ending balance of the state's Budget Stablization Fund (BSF) based on recent legislative actions.
    • Constitutional Revenue Sharing Payments to Cities, Villages, and Townships [706K], May 21, 2014. Prepared by Jim Stansell. This document provides detailed estimates of final FY 2012-13 and estimated FY 2013-14 and FY 2014-15 Constitutional revenue sharing payments to cities, villages, and townships, revised to reflect the estimates of the May 15, 2014 Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference.
    • Michigan Department of Transportation Staffing Levels [933K], May 16, 2014. This memo provides information on the staffing levels for the Michigan Department of Transportation.
    • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Final Summary [49K], May 16, 2014. This memo provides a summation of the agreements reached at the May 2014 conference. These consensus estimates will be reviewed or updated at the January 2015 conference.
    • Consensus Revenue Agreement, Executive Summary [48K], May 15, 2014 Economic and Revenue forecasts for fiscal years 2014, 2015 and 2016.
    • Economic Outlook and Revenue Estimates for Michigan FY 2013-14 Through FY 2015-16 [173K], May 13, 2014. Prepared by Jim Stansell, Senior Economist. This report includes a national and State economic forecast for calendar year (CY) 2013 through CY 2016. It also presents final General Fund/General Purpose (GF/GP) and School Aid Fund (SAF) revenue for fiscal year FY 2012-13 and revised estimates for FY 2013-14 through FY 2015-16. Estimates reported herein will be presented to the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conference on May 15, 2014, and will be used to facilitate the consensus estimating process.