F65 Fiscal Data Portal
April 9, 2013
Policymakers, state and local authorities, researchers, and the general public now have detailed fiscal information for most local units across Michigan at their fingertips via the F65 Fiscal Data Portal. The system, a collaboration of MSU Extension and the Michigan Department of Treasury, allows the downloading of population, taxable value, state equalized value, tax rates, tax revenues, fees and charges, other revenues, debt, all major expenditure categories, etc for all1,856 counties, cities, villages and townships in Michigan.
- Data are available for years 2005 through 2011.
- The system now enables local governments to submit their financial data to the Michigan Treasury online
For an illustration of the ways in which these data can be used, follow the link to a recent article by MSU Extension researchers Mark Skidmore and Eric Scorsone on Michigan city fiscal stress: Causes and consequences of fiscal stress in Michigan cities