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Universal Forest investing tax savings in employee benefits

February 27, 2018
Universal Forest Products is planning to spend one-third of its savings from federal tax reform on a more customized array of employee benefits. Read More

Steel company giving bonuses after tax reform

February 8, 2018
A local steel distributor is issuing bonuses to its employees after the recent federal tax overhaul. Read More

Real estate firm issuing bonuses after tax reform

February 6, 2018
A real estate firm in the area is offering bonuses to all employees as a result of the recent federal tax overhaul. Read More

Estimated tax payments — a necessary evil

February 28, 2017
Quite often, I hear people complain (you know who you are) about having to pay quarterly estimates. This is especially true with taxpayers who are either self-employed or employed with multiple types of income, such as rents, flow-through income from S corporations or LLCs, interest, dividends or capital gains. Read More

Business taxes: Due date changes and fringe-benefits reminder

December 30, 2016
As the calendar year changes, there are a few important tax return due date changes that should be on your radar, and we want to remind you of a few fringe-benefit reporting requirements. Read More

Trump, death and taxes: 2017 and beyond

December 23, 2016
As some readers may have noticed, we recently had a national election. Read More

Some giving strategies can be a tax gift to yourself

June 24, 2016
I have had the privilege and honor of serving on nonprofit boards and working with clients that supported many tax-exempt and charitable organizations. Read More

Without more state revenue, cities can’t thrive, talent won’t stay

June 10, 2016
For more than two decades, Michigan has made lower taxes and smaller government its primary recipe for improving economic outcomes. Read More

Can Grand Rapids taxpayers afford utopia?

February 5, 2016
Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss set an optimistic tone in her first State of the City speech, including visions of a utopia unbridled by any budget constraints or concerns. Read More

For some, new legislation offers a PATH to lower taxes

January 29, 2016
Washington has adopted a tradition in recent years of allowing certain tax provisions to expire and then renewing them for a short period. Read More