Tell Your Legislator to Vote No on the MBT Surcharge — Sample Letter Attached

MITA is urging members to contact their legislators’ offices today to tell them what another 30-percent increase in the Michigan Business Tax (MBT) would do to your business. Click here for a sample letter. The House voted last week to eliminate the state’s controversial new service tax and replace it with a special 30-percent surcharge on […]

ACTION NEEDED: Legislators Look to Replace Service Tax with Increased MBT; Corporate Taxes Would Skyrocket 30%

ACTION NEEDED: Legislators Look to Replace Service Tax with Increased MBT; Corporate Taxes Would Skyrocket 30%   The House voted yesterday to eliminate the state’s controversial new service tax and replace it with a special 30-percent surcharge on the new Michigan Business Tax (MBT). The state Senate is currently working on its own replacement plan. According […]

MITA MBT Proposed Changes

There have been numerous discussions regarding the dramatic tax increases that would be placed on contractors by the new Michigan Business Tax (MBT). However, a number of key legislative leaders have expressed their willingness to “fix the contractor problem”. Unfortunately, as currently written, the issues still remain unresolved and thus, very concerning to the heavy […]

Legislature Unveils MBT Details – Heavy Construction Industry Still Hit Hard with New Tax Increases

Today the Legislature finally released details of the proposed new Michigan Business Tax (MBT). MITA has been working non-stop since the framework of the proposal became public less than two weeks ago. It became apparent that contractors would face dramatic new tax increases as a result of the gross receipts tax. MITA members responded strongly […]