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Changing the Conversation: Driving New Revenue for Industry and the State

Mar 29, 2017

The Michigan Spirits Association (MSA) represents the vendors, suppliers, and distributors of distilled spirit products in the state of Michigan. The industry is one of the state’s significant revenue generators, which has historically made it a target for proposed tax increases. With MLC’s counsel, the MSA was able fight back a tax increase threat, but […]

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Driving Business Performance: Reclassifying CRCCs to Protect $1M in Annual Revenue

Feb 15, 2017

When the state rolled out plans to assign a new Medicaid tax to hospitals and similar care institutions, Erickson Living – a Continuing Care Retirement Center (CRCC) – found itself on the list to be included. As CRCCs are focused on providing amenities that cater to any age post-retirement, its capabilities include offering many healthcare […]

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Driving Business Performance: Demonstrating the Value of Job Training

Jan 25, 2017

For the Michigan Community College Association (MCCA), launching the Michigan New Jobs Training Program (MNJTP) represented a valuable opportunity to incentivize economic development. For those on the outside looking in, the program was perceived as having the potential to require state funds and adversely affecting existing Michigan Economic Development Corporation programs and goals. The MLC […]

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Changing the Conversation: Neutralizing Legislation

Nov 16, 2016

Lansing-based DBI Office Interiors unknowingly faced a budget bill that threatened its business with the State of Michigan. The company, which for more than 30 years supplied furniture for the State of Michigan, in addition to providing stable employment for the Lansing area, was up against a bill with language that would limit the state’s […]

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Client Spotlight: How two satellite TV providers saved millions with MLC

Feb 22, 2016

When the State of Michigan surfaced a possible sales tax on services, satellite television providers DISH and DirectTV came to MLC for help. Although all television providers would have been taxed under the new law, satellite television providers would have been hit with a higher six percent sales tax compared to just one percent for […]

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Client Spotlight: How MLC Helped Goodwill Achieve its Funding Goals

Jan 20, 2016

MLC knows what needs to be done to help its clients achieve their goals. When Goodwill Industries of Detroit came to MLC, they were looking for experts to help guide a proposal to expand a cornerstone, revenue-generating recycling program. Funding for the program from their network was strong but without the trusted connections in Lansing […]

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