income tax

East Lansing city hall photo
Kevin Lavery / WKAR

East Lansing City Council is holding a public hearing this Wednesday May 9 for potential ballot proposals. Katie Cook reports.


State Treasury officials are urging tax professionals to be alert to data theft schemes and scams in the final weeks before the April 17 filing deadline.

Gov. Rick Snyder's administration on Monday proposed legislation to ensure that taxpayers do not see their state income taxes rise as a result of the federal tax overhaul, saying Michigan's personal exemption should be increased by $200 more than is scheduled.

 Lt. Will Milzarski
Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency

The IRS is asking a wounded veteran from Michigan to pay $62,000 in income taxes on the federal government's cancellation of his student loans.