Summer (tax) break in Michigan

By Rob Snell / The Detroit News

Michigan's Treasury Department has denied property tax breaks for thousands of cottage owners, alleging they failed to pay enough taxes to local school districts.

Tip: Zoom in to see individual Michigan properties that were denied principal residence exemption tax breaks since 2013. Then, click on the black dots for more information. (Note: Some denials have been overturned or are in the process of being appealed).

Source: Michigan Department of Treasury