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28 Mar

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METRO Act Annual Reports are due no later than April 29

March 28, 2019 | By |

Please download the Municipality Annual Report template and submit the completed report no later than April 29.

20 Feb

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February 2019 Local Community Stabilization Share (LCSS) Distribution

February 20, 2019 | By |

On February 20, 2019, the Local Community Stabilization Authority is distributing more than $52 million of local community stabilization share (LCSS) revenue to more than 1,600 municipalities, school districts, and intermediate school districts. Municipalities should record the revenue in account 573, Local Community Stabilization Share Tax. Schools should record the revenue in revenue major class code 321, suffix 0000.

The LCSA is only responsible for the distributions so we cannot answer questions regarding calculations. Please visit the Michigan Department of Treasury’s Personal Property Tax Reimbursements webpage at www.michigan.gov/pptreimbursements for information regarding calculations. Please contact the LCSA at contact@lcsami.gov if you have questions regarding the distribution of local community stabilization share revenue.

30 Nov

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Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Fire Protection Payments

November 30, 2018 | By |

This week the Local Community Stabilization Authority (LCSA) distributed $13.6 million to municipalities for fire protection services received by state facilities pursuant to Act 289 of 1977. Act 289 of 1977 provides for payments to municipalities for fire protection services received by state facilities. Amendments (Acts 247 and 248 of 2018) to Act 86 of 2014 (the LCSA Act) made the LCSA responsible for distributing these payments beginning in 2018.

The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) is still responsible for distributing and collecting the municipal fire protection questionnaire for calculating eligibility and payments to municipalities. Please contact Ms. Shawn Worden at wordens1@michigan.gov for information regarding calculations. Please contact the LCSA at contact@lcsami.gov if you have questions regarding payments.