New Stickers to be Affixed to County Gas Pumps

By Monica Moran // Franklin County Auditor COLUMBUS, Ohio – A new sticker will soon be affixed to most gas pumps in the county notifying consumers of the tax rates they are being charged, Franklin County Auditor Michael Stinziano announced on Monday, July 1st. The stickers are required by the recently-passed state transportation budget, which…

Health groups want alcohol labels to warn of cancer risk

Consumers and health advocates are pressing for an update on labels established in 1988 By Mark Huffman // https://www.consumeraffairs.com/ // 06/27/2019 A coalition of consumer and public health organizations is asking the U.S. government to change warning labels on alcoholic beverages to tell consumers of potential cancer risks. Alcoholic beverages already carry a warning not…

Industry Sounds Off On Supreme Court Ruling

Wine & Spirits Daily // June 28, 2019 On June 27, 2019, the US Supreme Court struck down Tennessee’s residency requirement to obtain a liquor license in the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. the Tennessee Alcoholic Beverage Commission (and Total Wine & More) case [see WSD 06-26-2019]. TRADE GROUP RESPONSES A MIXED BAG…

Convenience Stores Get a Makeover

From kombucha on tap to delivery of snacks, c-stores are adapting to the changing consumer landscape By NACS Online // June 26, 2019 NEW YORK—U.S. convenience stores continue to evolve into more than a place to grab some salty snacks and fill up your gas tank, CNN Business reports. For example, this week, 7-Eleven announced it would…

Register Now for Treasury’s Summer Seminars

The MichiganTreasury routinely hosts free educational seminars throughout Michigan connecting businesses, tax service providers, and other stakeholders with Treasury representatives. These seminars provide an opportunity to learn about important tax processing and tax compliance topics as well as Treasury updates. Our ongoing goal through this outreach program is to enhance communication, foster a culture of taxpayer service, and…

EGLE kicks off Know It Before You Throw It education campaign in state’s first-ever effort to promote cleaner recycling

Effort aims to reduce contaminated materials going into recycling bins and double state’s recycling rate to 30% by 2025 June 24, 2019 Jill A. Greenberg, EGLE Public Information Officer, GreenbergJ@Michigan.gov, 517-897-4965 LANSING – The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy today announced the launch of Know It Before You Throw It, a first-ever statewide education…