Items Tagged with 'tax'


Gov. Whitmer calls for raising gas tax

March 5, 2019
LANSING — Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called today for nearly tripling Michigan's per-gallon gasoline tax — and making the state home to the country's highest fuel taxes — in order to improve aging roads that she warned would only get worse without a major influx of new spending. Read More

Dear, Bill: Thank you for your sage advice, knowledge

August 24, 2018
For those of you who follow the Grand Rapids Business Journal Matters column, you know William (Bill) F. Roth III. Read More

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