Items Tagged with 'tax'


Estate valuation discounts soon could be at risk

October 21, 2016
If asked to name tax-related discussions in the news over the past few months, you would have a lot to cover. Read More

Voters approve tax for mental health

March 9, 2016
| By AP
A new tax in Ottawa County will bring an annual influx of $3 million over the next decade to help support mental health services. Read More

Street Talk: A competitive game

Birthday month.

December 11, 2015
Michigan lawmakers plan to scale back tax break legislation designed to land a mega-Internet data center in the state. Read More

Michigan changes Internet sales tax law

January 16, 2015
LANSING — Michigan residents who buy from Amazon, Overstock and some other online retailers will be forced to pay the state's 6-percent sales tax starting in October, a move to close what backers say is a loophole that has left traditional businesses at a disadvantage. Read More

The Michigan Offer in Compromise for back taxes

December 31, 2014
The federal Offer in Compromise program is a powerful and often successful option for those who are unable to pay back taxes. Read More

State clarifies tax overhaul to avert payouts

September 15, 2014
| By AP
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed a bill to clarify that Michigan never intended to give out-of-state companies a lower tax liability in a 2007 business tax overhaul. Read More

Judge sentences self-employed couple to prison

July 30, 2014
A husband and wife with a pair of small businesses are going to prison for federal tax crimes. Read More

Minnesota: A case study of prosperity

July 18, 2014
Michigan Future –– the think tank I lead –– has just released its latest report: “State Policies Matter: How Minnesota’s Tax, Spending and Social Policies Help It Achieve the Best Economy Among Great Lakes States.” Read More

Tax planning: It doesn’t deserve a yellow card from Washington

July 18, 2014
The recent FIFA World Cup soccer competition kept many of us glued to the television. Read More