Gov. Rick Snyder has signed two bills that his office says will make it easier for public accountancy firms to incorporate in Michigan.
The bills signed Tuesday revise existing law that required all members of professional limited liability companies or shareholders of professional service corporations to be licensed in their respective fields.
The bills allow accounting firms to organize as a PLLC or a PC without having each member, manager, or shareholder licensed as an accountant. Snyder says in a statement that this gives "greater flexibility when making hiring decisions" and will help businesses expand.
Snyder's office also announced that he signed six other bills, including one increasing fees required for obtaining copies of vital records from $4 to $15 per copy depending on the record.
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