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Sales Tax Revenue Plummets Under Lockdown, Schools To Suffer

April is the first full month that Michigan was under a COVID-19 stay-at-home order.

The state collected $452 million in sales tax in April of 2020, according to the Senate Fiscal Agency. That’s a 30 percent decrease from April of 2019. 

And 73% of sales tax goes to the School Aid Fund.