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02
January
2016

Estate Tax

Categories: Tax Law

06
September
2015

Mileage reimbursement made easy

Mileage reimbursement made easy with this Excel form from University of Michigan Finance website! Use this form when claiming mileage reimbursement for business use of personal vehicles.

Categories: Tax Law, Business Law

17
February
2015

Its Time to Again Consider Property Tax Appeals

Every year, the value of real property is assessed by the township, village, or city. On or before the first Monday in March, the property tax assessor compiles...

 

Categories: Tax Law

29
March
2013

IRS liens and Michigan Non-Judicial Mortgage Foreclosures

There are a few steps that must be followed to extinguish an IRS lien recorded at least 30 days before the sheriff’s sale.

Categories: Tax Law

16
January
2012

Pick a State: Wife denied Michigan principal residence exemption because of her husband’s exemption in Illinois

In Levenfeld v County of Berrien, an unpublished opinion by the Michigan Court of Appeals, MCOA affirmed the Michigan Tax Tribunal's denial to grant Levenfeld a principal residence exemption due to adherence to the language in the statute.

Written by: Pat Gallagher Categories: Tax Law, Real Estate Law

05
October
2011

The Difference Between Vacant and Unoccupied

In EldenBrady v. City of Albion, No. 297735, the Michigan Court of Appeals reviewed the Michigan Tax Tribunal's decision that an abandoned school building on ten acres of residential-zoned land adjacent to a residential dwelling prevents the parcel from being vacant and thus not eligible to be included in the principal residence exemption.

Written by: Pat Gallagher Categories: Tax Law, Real Estate Law

29
July
2010

Extension of the Obsolete Property Rehabilitation Act (OPRA)

Earlier this month, the Lansing City Council approved an Obsolete Property Tax Rehabilitation Tax Abatement for Michigan State University Federal Credit Union‘s (MSUFCU) planned ninth branch, located in downtown Lansing at 104 South Washington Square.

Written by: Pat Gallagher Categories: Tax Law, Real Estate Law