December 29, 2017

2018 Minimum Wage Increased

Beginning January 1, 2018, the new minimum wage rate in Michigan increases to $9.25 for hourly employees. For employees aged 16 and 17, employers  are allowed […]
December 28, 2017

2018 Mileage Rates Announced

Beginning on Jan. 1, 2018, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, pickups or panel trucks) will be:  54.5 cents for […]
December 27, 2017

Your Business Year-End Health Check

Business owners and managers spend most of their time monitoring operations and dealing with everyday problems. But just as an annual checkup from your doctor helps […]
December 20, 2017

5 Year-End Tax Tips

The clock is ticking down to 2018 … but you still have a few weeks left to make some last-minute tax moves. Take a look at […]
December 18, 2017

Are You Giving A Year-End Bonus?

Bonuses are a great way to motivate or reward employees, but it can also quickly change one’s tax return and the amount of taxes initially withheld […]
December 13, 2017

Donating To A Charity?

If you plan on donating to a charity, take steps to ensure it’s tax-deductible. First, check to see if the organization you’d like to donate to […]
December 6, 2017

The Holidays – A Time For Mistletoe And… Fraud?

It’s not surprising that identity thieves and con artists love the holidays. More shoppers, more deals and more buying motivation makes the season rife with opportunities […]
November 29, 2017

Want To Give This Year? Here’s What You Need To Know

Giving on a yearly basis could trim both your estate and income taxes. First, there’s the annual exclusion for gifts. Currently, you can give $14,000 annually […]
November 22, 2017

2018 Social Security Change

The Social Security Administration stated there will be a 2 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits for 2018. This […]