LANSING – Michigan retailers saw a significantly better holiday sales season than 2016, according to the latest Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Detroit branch.
Effective January 1, 2018, Michigan workers will see an increase in the minimum wage rate from $8.90 to $9.25. This new change to state law marks the final step of a gradual 25 percent increase of the minimum wage that started in 2016.
By Amy Drumm, MRA Vice President, Government Affairs
Retailers who file their business taxes separate from their personal income taxes, could see a significant reduction in the amount of taxes they pay if either of the two tax reform plans working their way through Congress are signed into law.
Retailers may recall our story about a new deadline for medium- to large-sized employers to start reporting OSHA injury and illness data electronically.
The deadline has been extended yet again –
LANSING–Michigan retailers say their sales rose during October compared to September numbers, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
If you use UPS for your small package residential shipments, expect to see a jump in costs this holiday season.
UPS announced it will add a 27-cent charge on all Ground residential packages from Nov.19 to Dec.