Friday, July 29, 2011 10:48:14 AM
Recently, legislation was introduced in Michigan to eliminate the sales tax exception on vending machines. The legislation requires the tax to be calculated from the gross sales at retail value. MCMOA is opposed to the legislation and has asked our governmental affairs group to follow this legislation closely. We will keep our members posted if anything further develops with this issue.
Friday, July 29, 2011 10:47:55 AM
In the past few months many locations have had countertops stolen by individuals posing as service technicians. This has occurred at various times of the day, mostly in and around the Detroit area.
Please be aware of this situation and if you have had a countertop stolen, please contact Byron Howard, Shaffer Distributing, 734-432-1040 or John Pascaretti, Wolverine American, 313-937-4600 with the serial number in the event the machine shows up at their distributing center, or if they are contacted regarding that machine.
Friday, July 29, 2011 10:47:25 AM
Effective May 1, 2009 Touch Tunes will no longer charge sales tax on music and service for jukeboxes located in Michigan. Touch Tunes is in the process of gathering information that may lead to a refund of taxes paid from January 1, 2008 through April 30, 2009. More information will be posted as it is available.