Chamber News & Blog

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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May 5, 2017
Article type: Blog

Your first day of work for a new employer or in a new position can be exciting, terrifying, and more than a little overwhelming. In Information Technology, there are few things that amplify the feeling of being overwhelmed as much as inheriting an IT infrastructure and recognizing major gaps in...

May 2, 2017
Article type: Blog
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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...

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...