Register Now: Michigan Treasury’s October & November Outreach Events

The Michigan Treasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to discuss important Treasury updates, tax processing and compliance topics while enhancing two-way communication, cultivating a culture of taxpayer service and working together to foster continuous improvement initiatives. UPCOMING EVENTS: All businesses…

Michigan ATM Users Scammed by Hackers

Victims worry more about stolen personal financial information than losing $500 By NACS Online More than 60 Michigan residents are out $500 each after using an ATM located in front of a Credit Union One Bank in St. Clair Shores, according to FOX News. Investigators believe that someone placed a device on the ATM that…

Mark Your Calendars: Michigan Treasury’s Summer Seminars

The Treasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives in order to enhance two-way communication, cultivate a culture of taxpayer service and work together to foster continuous improvement while covering important tax topics. Northern Michigan Outreach Events  All businesses are welcome to attend! Registration required. Treasury and…

Michigan Summer Gas Bulletin

Section 10d of the Motor Fuels Quality Act limits the vapor pressure (evaporative tendencies) of the gasoline sold or dispensed in Lenawee, Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw and Wayne counties from June 1st through September 15th each year to  not more  than 7.0 pounds per square inch (MCL 290.650d). If your firm dispenses or…

Liquor Store Owners Take Half-Mile Fight to Court

By Jonathan Oosting // Detroit News   A long-running battle over Michigan’s prohibition against liquor stores operating within a half-mile of each other is back in court as existing small business owners try to stop the state from eliminating the distance requirement. Michigan Court of Claims Judge Stephen Borrello in January temporarily blocked plans to…

Association Successfully Stops ‘Half-Mile’ Rule Rescission . . . For Now

A multi-state trade association representing retailers successfully – albeit possibly temporarily – stopped the rescission of a state rule that prohibits liquor stores from operating within a half mile from one another   On January 24th, Judge Stephen Borrello issued an order staying rescission of Michigan’s longstanding “half-mile” rule pending any future court order. The…

Treasury: Individual Income Tax Filing Season Officially Begins

  Early Filers Prevent Cybercriminals from Stealing Refunds    Michigan’s individual income tax filing season officially begins today, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury (Treasury). Effective immediately, Michiganders can start filing their 2017 tax year state individual income tax returns online or through the U.S. Postal Service. All individual income tax returns must be…