Blog posts from: 2024

Tax credits for new clean vehicles purchased in 2023 or after

If you place in service a new plug-in electric vehicle (EV) or fuel cell vehicle (FCV) in 2023 or after, you may qualify for a clean vehicle tax credit. At the time of sale, a seller must give you information about...

Tax relief for Michiganders affected by storms on August 24, 2023

  • February 26, 2024
  • ShindelRock

The IRS announced tax relief for individuals and businesses designated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in parts of Michigan affected by the severe storms, tornadoes and flooding that began on August 24, 2023. The areas include: Eaton, Ingham, Ionia,...

What employers need to know about offering pet insurance

Pet insurance is on a growing list of benefits that employers may consider offering to make their overall benefit packages more enticing to existing and prospective employees. Pet insurance can cover expenses such as preventive care, accidents and illnesses, medications,...

SR Glossary: Lady bird deed

A lady bird deed, or enhanced life estate deed, is a type of life estate deed that lets the owner maintain control of a property until their death, when the property automatically transfers to a beneficiary without going through probate. ...

Find your unclaimed property at Michigan.gov

Michiganders are encouraged to conduct a simple search online to see if they have any lost or abandoned property, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.  The state-run database is updated multiple times throughout the year, so even if residents...

Meet our Intern: James Hu

  • February 1, 2024
  • ShindelRock

James Hu is a student at Washtenaw Community College, transferring this summer to Eastern Michigan University, where he will major in accounting.  He joined ShindelRock as a 2024 tax season intern, where he is assisting the ShindelRock tax professionals with...

Three big changes coming to Michigan income tax returns

When the Michigan Department of Treasury starts processing 2023 state income tax returns on Jan. 29, there will be three big changes taxpayers should expect thanks to a tax overhaul signed into law in 2023 by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer: All...

Meet our SR Intern: Eric Regan

  • January 23, 2024
  • ShindelRock

Eric Regan is a senior at Concordia University, majoring in accounting.  He joined ShindelRock as a 2024 tax season intern, where he is assisting the ShindelRock tax professionals with return preparation and organizing. What are you doing during your internship...

Meet our SR Intern: Kendall Reid

  • January 16, 2024
  • ShindelRock

Kendall Reid is a junior at Central Michigan University, majoring in accounting.  She joined ShindelRock as a 2024 tax season intern, where she is assisting the ShindelRock tax professionals with return preparation and organizing. What are you doing during your...

Income Tax Credit for Working Families Checks will be Sent in Early 2024

Michigan families will receive Michigan Earned Income Tax Credit (Michigan EITC) for Working Families checks ahead of schedule, beginning February 13, 2024. The administration is taking steps to send the checks to more than 700,000 Michigan households, putting an average...