Chamber News & Blog

May 26, 2017
Article type: News

A new video released by the Michigan Chamber explains why the Chamber is strongly opposed to legislative efforts to impose a massive tax increase on families, entrepreneurs and job providers by imposing a graduated income tax. This blatant...

May 25, 2017
Article type: Blog

Should a business owner have to pay a non-refundable deposit to a business broker to enlist the broker’s services? This has been a hot topic for several years. Let’s take a closer look.

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May 24, 2017
Article type: News

Groups hoping to legalize the recreational use of marijuana and repeal the state’s prevailing wage law were given the green light to begin gathering petitions after the Board of State Canvassers approved the forms of the petitions last week.

Marijuana...

May 16, 2017
Article type: Blog

In 2016, $21,609,315 in...

May 15, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan House Tax Committee is expected to approve Chamber-supported legislation to reform Michigan’s Tax Tribunal this week. The legislation would impact both commercial and residential taxpayers by reducing wait times for cases and ensuring Tribunal appointees have the training...

May 15, 2017
Article type: News

Legislation supported by the Michigan Chamber will be considered by the House Tax Policy Committee this week to clarify instances where an individual or business can be assessed personal liability for unpaid property taxes or special assessments. 

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May 11, 2017
Article type: Blog

Workplace violence is increasing. In society there are many stresses. Our current work/economic environment is certainly stressful as employers attempt to remain viable. 

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May 9, 2017
Article type: News

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today applauded Governor Snyder’s pick of Kurtis T. Wilder for the Michigan Supreme Court. Judge Wilder, who has served on the Michigan Court of Appeals in the 1st District since 1998, will fill the vacancy left by Chief Justice Robert Young Jr., who...

May 9, 2017
Article type: Blog

Wait! What!!! That doesn’t make sense!!?? An export means a thing is leaving the U.S. and going to another country. How can an export possibly occur wholly within the U.S.? 

Well, let’...

May 8, 2017
Article type: Blog

The use of traditional, painstakingly manual payroll systems are on the decline, and for good reason -- they're repetitive, complicated and prone to human error.  

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