tax

AG Bill Schuette
File photo / WKAR-MSU

A super PAC supporting Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette for governor is launching its first TV ad, one that criticizes rival Brian Calley for his role in crafting a business tax that was later scrapped.

Solar Panels
flickr/David Goehring

A Michigan resident is at the center of a solar energy taxation debate that could affect property owners statewide.

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.

Gavel
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Local governments are winners after the Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal in a major dispute over how to value big-box stores for tax purposes.

Downtown Grand Rapids
Courtesy / City of Grand Rapids, Planning Dept.

Voters in Grand Rapids will decide next month whether to authorize a tax to support the city's library system for another 20 years.

shopping cart food photo
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Michigan lawmakers voted Wednesday to prohibit local taxes on food, drinks and gum in a pre-emptive strike against any municipality that might consider levying a tax on soda and other sugary and artificially sweetened items.

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A Michigan State University economist says he believes President Donald Trump’s proposed tax plan would not be a good replacement to the current system.

Michigan Senate
Reginald Hardwick / WKAR-MSU

Certain employees retired from government work would get a tax break under legislation up for likely approval in the Michigan Senate.

There’s a proposal in Lansing to throw out the state’s income tax.

WKAR file photo

The state House has approved an election year tax reduction. The measures now head to the state Senate.