Chamber News & Blog

February 5, 2018
Article type: News
The Chamber recently testified in support of a bill to provide transparency in asbestos litigation by requiring plaintiffs to file bankruptcy claims at the start of the tort process and to disclose them during any litigation. 
February 5, 2018
Article type: News
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) is currently drafting professional development standards for school counselors and is looking for employer input in the process.  
February 5, 2018
Article type: News
House Bill 5091 changes the annual date by which a person must file an income tax withholding statement and an annual reconciliation return with the Michigan Department of Treasury from February 28 to January 31.
February 5, 2018
Article type: News
The new federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act has generated a lot questions for tax professionals in Michigan.
February 5, 2018
Article type: News
Employers should be aware that the new federal tax law includes an employer credit for paid family leave.
January 26, 2018
Article type: News
Expanding openness, accountability and transparency at the DEQ is a top legislative priority for the Michigan Chamber.
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January 17, 2018
Article type: Blog
Part of a business’s overhead, utilities costs include water, sewage, trash service, telecommunications, electricity and other utilities that are required to run a small business.