6:04 am
Thu July 10, 2014

Van Buren County Helps Pay Consultant for Tax Appeal

County administrator says amount paid to consultant is small compared to amount at stake in appeal
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PAW PAW, MI - With hundreds of thousands of dollars a year at stake, the Van Buren County Board of Commissioners agreed to contract with another expert for its appeal against the lowering of the assessment of New Covert Generating Company. Commissioners on Tuesday approved hiring Concentric Energy Advisors of Marlborough, Mass., to assist the legal team.
7:42 am
Mon March 24, 2014

Tax Battle with New Covert Plant Moves to Court, Millions of Dollars at Stake

If Tax Tribunal ruling stands, local governments would owe plant's owners millions of dollars in back taxes
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PAW PAW, MI -- The Michigan Tax Tribunal has issued its last decision in the case of New Covert Generating Co. vs. Covert Township with a final ruling that rolls back the plant's taxes by 70 percent.