Items Tagged with 'tax'


Lawmakers call for state income tax cut

January 7, 2014
LANSING — Anticipating a sizable budget surplus, Republican lawmakers want to enact a broad-based tax cut for residents this election year — most likely a reduction in Michigan's income tax. Read More

Cottage owners welcome property tax law

January 1, 2014
The re-assessed property taxes on family transfers have created a tough situation for some families looking to pass on residential property upon death — particularly family cottages. Read More

Probability of comprehensive tax reductions is remote

November 15, 2013
Many of us have spent the past month or so watching the government shutdown, the debt ceiling debate and the rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Read More

Grand Rapids votes on tax for parks

November 6, 2013
| By AP
Grand Rapids voted Tuesday on whether to increase property taxes to help give city parks and pools a $4-million boost. Read More

City millage proposal for parks and pools earns support

October 11, 2013
City of Grand Rapids voters will find a millage proposal on the Nov. 5 ballot, a request that would raise taxes by 0.98 mills (approximately $3.66 per month to the average homeowner) for the next seven years. Read More

Brookstone Capital plans $40M, 14-story apartment building downtown

July 10, 2013
Brookstone Capital has revealed that it plans to build a $40 million, 14 story residential and retail building at a key intersection in downtown Grand Rapids. Read More

Land bank stocks up on tax-foreclosed properties

June 27, 2013
The Kent County Land Bank Authority Board agreed to buy 197 tax-foreclosed properties from four municipalities on Wednesday, with 163 of those located within the city of Grand Rapids. Read More

Grand Rapids considers transferring 163 tax-foreclosed properties to land bank

June 14, 2013
When Kent County commissioners agreed in March not to sell any tax-foreclosed properties to the Kent County Land Bank Authority — after selling 44 for $422,000 last July — they did so believing that decision should fall into the hands of city and township officials. Read More

Michigan eyes $483M more in tax revenue than expected

May 15, 2013
| By AP
Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers have hundreds of millions of dollars more than expected when working to finalize Michigan's next budget. Read More

Belmont Engineered Plastics plans 62 jobs, $5.5M investment in Plainfield Township

April 29, 2013
Michigan Economic Development Corp. has announced that a $900,000 Michigan Business Development Program incentive has been approved for Belmont Engineered Plastics in Plainfield Township β€” to support its expansion in the former Kimberly-Clark plant and hire an additional 62 employees over the next three years. Read More