Michigan Liquor Control Commission Chairman Gives Licensees Tips for a Safe and Successful Holiday Season

The holidays bring with them increased liquor sales and added crowds to convenience and grocery stores, restaurants, bars and other businesses. The state’s 17,000 liquor licensees and their businesses contribute billions of dollars to Michigan’s economy and help create thousands of good paying jobs. Whether you’re a convenience store or a restaurant, it’s important to remind…

Change in Fingerprint Processing

Effective January 1, 2015, the Michigan Liquor Control Commission will accept electronic fingerprint records and will no longer utilize paper fingerprint cards or accept the cards as a part of the application process. This important change will substantially speed up the fingerprinting timeline – a process that currently could take weeks or even months will be…

Snyder Signs Bill Requiring Amazon, Other Online Companies to Collect Sales Tax

Michigan Retailers celebrated Thursday as Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation designed to require companies selling goods online to Michigan residents to charge the state’s 6 percent sales tax. Retailers have long sought the bills in response to companies like Amazon not charging Michigan sales tax and dubbed the legislation “Main Street Fairness,” contending they had…