- Associated Press - Thursday, August 4, 2016

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The Michigan Department of Treasury is working on a massive overhaul of several decades-old software systems, including a program that collects electronically filed individual tax returns and checks them for errors.

The Lansing State Journal reports (https://on.lsj.com/2aCxOgG ) that officials say the multi-year, multimillion-dollar initiative to upgrade the systems is necessary because they’re becoming increasingly outmoded.

Scott Lonberger, the department’s director of tax processing, says the systems run well, but if there’s a problem they’re difficult to fix.

The department already has upgraded some of its biggest programs, including the ones that oversee sales and use taxes and the corporate income and business taxes. The department recently took on the income tax collection for Detroit, so that was put onto the upgraded system.





Information from: Lansing State Journal, https://www.lansingstatejournal.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More

Click to Hide