November 11, 2022 •
Michigan Lobby Registration Act 2023 Reporting Thresholds Published
The Michigan Bureau of Elections posted the Lobby Registration Act 2023 Reporting Thresholds, which change every year in January to reflect the change in the consumer price index for Detroit.
The registration thresholds for individual lobbyist compensation and for employer expenditures on a single official increased from $675 to $725.
Exempt expenditures increased from $14 to $15. The registration threshold for an employer making lobbying expenditures increased from $2,675 to $2,900 for any 12-month period.
The financial transaction threshold between a registered employer or lobbyist and a public official increased from $1,350 to $1,450.
The reporting threshold for travel and lodging reimbursements increased from $875 to $950.
Monthly food and beverage expenditures allowance for a public official increased from $66 to $72, and the threshold for food and beverages purchased between January 1 and end the reporting period increased from $400 to $450.
Employee reimbursements increased from $27 to $29, and the general gift threshold also increased from $66 to $72.
Late filing fees increased from $27 a day up to a maximum of $810, to $29 a day up to $870 maximum.
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