Chamber News & Blog

May 1, 2017
Article type: News

Fraud affects everyone – employers, claimants and taxpayers – and drives up the cost of doing business. As employers, you can help save millions of dollars in fraudulent payments that might otherwise go undetected by identifying suspected fraud. In many fraud cases – such as an...

May 1, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber has been actively engaging with the House Oversight Committee to develop reforms to Michigan’s unemployment insurance (UI) program specifically targeted at identity theft and imposter claims. 

Chamber members and businesses across the state are...

May 1, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan House Tax Committee will begin hearing legislation later this week to reform Michigan’s Tax Tribunal. The legislation, supported by the Michigan Chamber, would impact both commercial and residential taxpayers by reducing wait times for cases and ensuring Tribunal...

April 27, 2017
Article type: Blog

YOU impact hiring the most...

April 26, 2017
Article type: Blog

It's easy for small businesses to be energy-conscious and save money at the same time. We've all received emails with signatures that ask, "Do you really need to print this email?" If you do have to, an easy, cost-...

April 26, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce announced today that Daniel Papineau has joined the statewide business organization as Director of Tax Policy. 

Papineau comes to the Michigan Chamber with a strong background in tax policy issues, as well as legislative process,...

April 25, 2017
Article type: Blog

In this age of electronic records storage, many employers wonder whether their employees still have the right to review their personnel “file” when so many (or perhaps all) of a business’s employment records tend to be...

April 21, 2017
Article type: Blog

During the hiring process, employers provide prospective applicants with a variety of documents.  Indeed, most employers require that applicants complete an employment application and authorize the employer to conduct a...

April 18, 2017
Article type: Blog
1. Access 
Today, improvements in trade finance, the Internet, and trade agreements have dramatically increased access to markets worldwide.  
 
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April 17, 2017
Article type: Blog

People in administrative roles have become the target of choice for data thieves. If you have received an email from an executive at your company requesting W2 or payroll information that turned out to be fake, you...