Tax Attic

I am writing this column before the results of Tuesday’s election are known but there is one known certainty-Pete MacGregor is no longer the Michigan State Representative for the City of Rockford. In a re-structuring move, Pete’s 73rd District loses Rockford but he gains Grand Rapids Township and East Grand Rapids. Pete has been a […]

Tax Attic

This week, I would like to review Proposal 2012-01, the Referendum on Public Act 4 of 2011, the Local Government and School District Fiscal Accountability Act, one of six proposals on next month’s ballot. The other five Proposals on the ballot attempt to amend the Michigan Constitution. Proposal 1 asks the citizens to either reinstate […]

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Last Monday, as a member of the Rockford City Council, I had the privilege to attend the final regular Council meeting for Councilwoman Mary Eadie and Councilman Rich Mol. Both Rich and Mary decided not to run for re-election in the coming election. Mary has served for 32 years and Rich has served for over […]

Tax Attic

Over the next few weeks, I would like to review and provide some general information on the six statewide ballot issues that we will be voting on at the November 6 general election. From an income tax point of view, only Proposal 5 affects what I do for a living in that it would make […]

TAX ATTIC

Michigan changes affect tax returns The questions are starting to flow in with more frequency as we get closer to the end of the year. An increasing number of people are beginning to wonder how all of the changes made by the State of Michigan will affect their tax return to be filed this coming […]