Taxes

Michigan Chamber Applauds Administration, Legislative Leaders for Enacting Bold Tax Reform

Thursday, May 26, 2011 - The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today expressed great appreciation to Governor Rick Snyder, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and House Speaker Jase Bolger for their leadership to end the job-killing Michigan Business Tax and finalize its replacement with a competitive, pro-growth Corporate Income Tax.

BREAKING NEWS -- Michigan Legislature Shows Bold Leadership in Repealing Job-Killing Michigan Business Tax

Thursday, May 12 -- The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today expressed great appreciation that the Michigan Senate and State House has voted for strong job creation legislation by passing tax reform negotiated between Governor Rick Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville and House Speaker Jase Bolger. As passed, this legislation is an important step in the quest to revitalize Michigan’s economy and make the state more economically competitive. 

Michigan Chamber Applauds State House for Taking Major Step Towards Enactment of Historic Tax Reform

LANSING, Mich. – The Michigan Chamber today expressed great appreciation that the House of Representatives passed the tax reform legislation negotiated between Governor Snyder, Senate Majority Leader Richardville and Speaker Bolger. As passed, this legislation is a major breakthrough in Michigan’s attempt to revitalize our economy and bring about job creation.

Michigan Chamber Opposed to Detroit Casino Tax Increase

The Michigan Chamber today announced its opposition to a proposed 16 percent increase in the tax the city of Detroit imposes on Detroit casinos.

“Detroit’s three casino operators have made a substantial financial commitment to the city, investing millions of dollars in first-class facilities and creating thousands of good jobs for hard-working city residents,” said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. “Now is not the time to impose a multi-million dollar tax penalty on these critically important job providers.”

ACTION ALERT! Ask Michigan Legislature to Support Governor Snyder's Tax Reform

The Michigan House on Tuesday, March 1st, introduced legislation to implement Governor Snyder’s proposal to implement long-overdue tax reform. House Bills 4361 and 4362, sponsored by State Representative Jud Gilbert (R-81, Algonac) incorporates changes to Michigan’s Individual Income Tax, as well as a new 6% Corporate Income Tax for business. The Michigan Chamber strongly supports this comprehensive proposal to provide fair, simple and efficient tax reform and create a business tax climate conducive to job growth.