Incorrect 2017 Notice of Assessment?

Notices of Assessment need to be sent by Townships to homeowners by March 1.  PLEASE NOTE, if you believe that your taxable and/or assessed value is incorrect, you may protest to the Local Board of Review, but you have a VERY limited time in which to … [Read more...]

MI Uncapping Laws-Legislative Update January, 2017

The subject of property taxes on Michigan real estate, particularly vacation property, has received a great deal of attention lately.  Because of recent changes in the property tax system in Michigan, it is now possible to transfer ownership of … [Read more...]

CLIENTS–NEW PROPOSED LEGISLATION ON UNCAPPING-ACTION NEEDED!

Cottage Law Clients and Friends: Many of you have contacted me in the past and expressed interest in any new or potentially new legislation in Michigan regarding “uncapping” of property values for property tax purposes.  As many of you know, the … [Read more...]

PUBLIC ACT 310 NOW EFFECTIVE!

PUBLIC ACT 310 NOW EFFECTIVE! Public Act 310 of 2014 (HB 5552) was passed and signed by Governor Snyder in October, 2014. This new law created another exemption from the “uncapping” of property values for property tax purposes on transfers of … [Read more...]

State of MI LARA Notice

All of our clients who have formed a Michigan LLC should be aware that a non-governmental entity called "Corporate Records Service" is trying to collect a $125 fee to prepare corporate records.  The misleading solicitation implies that Michigan … [Read more...]