Chamber News

June 11, 2018
Recently introducted Senate Bill 1031 (Proos) was passed last week by the Senate Finance Committee on a party line vote to eliminate personal property taxes on all utility personal property that was put online after December 31, 2017. 
June 11, 2018
HB 5620 and HB 5621 were signed by the Governor last week and will allow purchasers to claim a refund for sales/use tax overpayments directly to the Department of Treasury. 
June 11, 2018
We are pleased to report that Governor Snyder today signed legislation long-sought by the Michigan Chamber to repeal Michigan's wholly unique and uncompetitive Health Insurance Claims Tax, or "HICA Tax."
June 11, 2018
Judge Christopher Murray, Chief Judge of the Michigan Court of Appeals (center), recently met with members of the Chamber's Tax Policy Advisory Committee. Other special guests included State Treasurer Nick Khouri.
June 3, 2018
Good news! Legislation long-sought by the Michigan Chamber to repeal Michigan’s wholly unique and uncompetitive Health Insurance Claims Tax, or “HICA Tax,” is now on Governor Snyder’s desk. He is fully expected to sign the bills in the coming weeks. 
May 29, 2018
The legislation would allow the state to turn a page on a tax which serves as a disincentive to purchasing health insurance and has added over $1.5 billion to the cost of health insurance coverage since 2011. 
May 22, 2018
The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today issued the following statement in response to House passage of much-needed legislation to strengthen and improve administrative rulemaking at the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).
May 17, 2018
Michigan Chamber Vice President of Business Advocacy Wendy Block issued a statement today in response to the State Senate's passage of legislation to repeal and replace Michigan's Health Insurance Claims Tax ("HICA Tax").
May 15, 2018
The Michigan Chamber today announced a new four-member executive leadership team. In 2019, the Michigan Chamber will celebrate 60 years of helping Chamber members solve their business problems and prosper
May 14, 2018
Legislation intended to address the atrocities and aftermath of the Larry Nassar situation was passed by the Senate earlier this month and is now pending in the House Law and Justice Committee.
May 14, 2018
The Michigan Chamber has long-sought legislation to repeal and replace Michigan’s wholly unique and uncompetitive Health Insurance Claims Tax (“HICA Tax”).
May 14, 2018
Several Chamber-backed tax bills advanced through the legislative process last week.