Category Archives: Taxes

Paris Meadows, LLC v City of Kentwood: Objecting to the Taxation of Common Elements

Introduction In Michigan the question of whether the common elements of a condominium are taxable appears to be well-settled.  In Paris Meadows, LLC v City of Kentwood, 287 Mich App 136; 783 NW2d 133 (2010), the Michigan Court of Appeals held that pursuant to Section 131 of the Michigan Condominium Act, MCL 559.231, property taxes may only be assessed against

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Taxes in Your Michigan Condominium or Homeowners’ Association: Is Your Association Current with the IRS?

As April 15th approaches, many Michigan residents are reviewing various sources of gross income, tax credits and tax deductions in order to prepare individual or joint income tax returns.  In addition to personal income taxes, newer directors may be unaware that their condominium or homeowners’ association is also required to file federal income taxes on an annual basis.  For the

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