The Michigan Association of Counties (MAC) is an alliance of Michigan counties working to enhance county government through advocacy, shared services and education.
Founded on Feb. 1, 1898, MAC is the only statewide organization dedicated to the representation of all county commissioners in Michigan. MAC is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that advances education, communication and cooperation among county government officials in Michigan. MAC is the counties’ voice at the state and federal level, providing legislative support on key issues affecting counties.
Featured: NACo webinar on Feb. 12 will answer your health tax questions
Will your county be liable for the excise on high-cost employer-sponsored health coverage (i.e., “Cadillac Tax”)? If you are unsure as to (1) what this tax is, (2) what it means for your county’s employee health benefits or county budget and/or (3) how to mitigate your county’s tax liability, then, join us on Thursday, Feb. 12 from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. ET for a webinar on the tax.
You will not want to miss this webinar. Counties and thought leaders will share strategies for mitigating your county’s tax liability.
NACo’s publication on this excise tax can be found here.
Featured: State offers grant funds for county veteran benefits jobs
The Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency is now accepting grant applications to fund new staff positions in counties to assist military veterans with benefit claims.
Under provisions of Public Act 252 of 2014, funds will be distributed with preference to counties that have not previously established a veteran services office or department.
Grant amounts will run from $3,000 to $20,000. See the filing instructions for complete details.
For additional information on the grants program, contact the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency at 800-MICH-VET.