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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Two complicated tax topics Things are really heating up in Lansing concerning reforming the Personal Property Tax (PPT). Governor Snyder and the legislature are hot on the trail of reforming the entire PPT system. I wrote a few months ago … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Emancipation Day extends tax deadline This is always one of the more enjoyable articles that I write. The tax season has just ended. That sentence says it all for people like me, who make a living in the world of … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Avoid penalties, file an extension 162-0. I know it’s never been done before and the 2012 Detroit Tigers aren’t going to do it either. They aren’t going to win all of their games this year. They may even have lost … Continue reading

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THE TAX ATTIC with Jerry Coon

Business or hobby? One of a tax professional’s favorite discussion topics concerns whether a taxpayer’s activity is a business or a hobby. There is no black-and-white line at which an activity is called a business or a hobby. The tax … Continue reading

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Hiccup in filing city tax returns

The Grand Rapids Press is causing some consternation in the Coon household. My habit is to read selected portions of the Press, such as the sports and the business sections. I glance at the front page and usually read the … Continue reading

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