MacMaster bill for roadside stands now law

Gov. Rick Snyder recently signed Rep. Greg MacMaster’s House Bill 4732 into Public Act 125 of 2013, a law that waives some state building code requirements so small roadside farm produce stands don’t have to install plumbing. Pictured attending the signing were Stacy and Triston Cole of Cole Farms in Mancelona, Rep. Greg MacMaster, and…

Legislation offers tax relief on watercraft and vehicle purchases

Michigan residents could pay much less sales tax on new or used vehicle purchases and for watercraft under legislation overwhelming approved today by the Michigan House, state Rep. Dave Pagel announced. Residents who trade in a vehicle when purchasing a new or used car could receive significant tax savings because the sales tax would be…

Graves votes to cut taxes on boat and vehicle sales

Measures reduce tax burden on Michigan residents State Rep. Joseph Graves today voted to cut the sales tax for residents who trade in their boats or vehicles when they purchase new or used ones. The House today approved House Bill 4234 and Senate Bill 89, which phase out the requirement that buyers pay sales tax…

Jenkins votes to provide tax relief to car buyers

Legislation will also apply to boat and RV purchases State Rep. Nancy Jenkins today voted in favor of legislation to allow Michigan residents to pay less sales tax on vehicle purchases and “trade up for tax relief.” House Bill 4234 and Senate Bill 89 help provide tax relief on new and used vehicle, RV and…

MacGregor votes to provide tax relief to car buyers

Legislation will also apply to boat and RV purchases State Rep. Peter MacGregor today voted in favor of a bill to allow Michigan residents to pay less sales tax on vehicle purchases and “trade up for tax relief.” House Bill 4234 and Senate Bill 89 help provide tax relief on new and used vehicle, RV…

House, Senate approve LaFontaine bill to provide individual tax relief

Taxpayers across Michigan purchasing a new or used vehicle or boat will be feeling some tax relief soon, thanks to legislation authored by state Rep. Andrea LaFontaine. The House today overwhelmingly approved a bill she authored to ease the tax burden on vehicle purchases for those who trade in their current model when purchasing.  A…

House approves bills to provide tax relief to car buyers

McCready praises savings to be passed on to residents The Michigan House today approved legislation to allow Michigan residents to pay less sales tax on new and used vehicle purchases, announced state Rep. Mike McCready. Residents who trade in a vehicle when purchasing a car could receive significant tax savings because the sales tax would…

Stamas supports tax relief for car buyers

Legislation will also apply to boat and RV purchases The Michigan House today approved legislation to allow Michigan residents to pay less sales tax on new and used vehicle purchases and “trade up for tax relief.” State Rep. Jim Stamas, who was a co-sponsor of the two-bill package, said it will provide individual tax relief…

House approves bills to provide tax relief to car buyers

Lori praises savings to be passed on to taxpayers State Rep. Matt Lori today voted for legislation that offers sales tax relief for Michigan residents who buy new and used vehicles and watercraft. The House today approved House Bill 4234 and Senate Bill 89, which eliminate the necessity that buyers pay sales tax on the…

Two-bill package addresses open-carry definition

Johnson, Dillon bipartisan effort puts ‘brandishing’ in context Michigan citizens and police agencies will have a legal definition to help decide if a person is breaking a state gun law through a pair of measures recently introduced by Reps. Joel Johnson and Brandon Dillon that will clarify the term ”brandishing.” House Bill 5091, sponsored by…

Outman votes for individual tax relief for vehicle purchases

Lawmaker: Taxpayers deserve a break Michigan residents could pay less sales tax on new and used vehicle purchases under legislation overwhelming approved today by the Michigan House, state Rep. Rick Outman announced. The House today approved House Bill 4234 and Senate Bill 89, which eliminate the necessity that buyers pay sales tax on the full…