Items Tagged with 'tax'


Kent County reaches tax agreement with Airbnb

July 18, 2018
Airbnb hosts in Kent County will pay hotel taxes starting next month. Read More

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

Grocery chain investing in employees and brand after tax reform

February 23, 2018
A locally based grocery store chain plans to re-invest half of its savings from federal tax reform into employee compensation and one of its brands. 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

Bank plans wage hike and bonuses after tax reform

December 21, 2017
A bank with a major West Michigan presence plans to raise pay and issue bonuses for certain employees after passage of the new federal tax bill. Read More

Deal ends legal challenge over tourism room tax

October 13, 2017
| By AP
GLEN ARBOR — A tourism bureau in Michigan will stop collecting a room tax from two inns after a lawsuit challenged whether the levy was legal. Read More

Overseas cigarette shipment turns costly

September 29, 2017
| By AP
LANSING — A Michigan man who sent thousands of cigarettes to a friend overseas appears to be on the hook for thousands of dollars in taxes. Read More

Is that business lunch of yours tax deductible?

August 25, 2017
I am old enough to remember the banter about three-martini business lunches and the ability for a business to claim a deduction for such lunches for tax return purposes. Read More

On the chopping block: Tax deductions on retirement funds

May 12, 2017
The new administration is considering tax reform that would exclude tax deductibility for 401(k) and other retirement vehicles. Read More