Under MCL 206.671, an entity is disqualified from taking the small business alternative credit if more than $180,000 is paid to a shareholder or officer. "Officer" means an officer of a corporation, including a chairperson of the board; the president, vice president, treasurer, or secretary of the corporation or board; or any person performing similar duties. MCL 206.617(10)(g).
"Corporation" means a person "that is required or has elected to file as a C corporation as defined under section 1361(a)(2) and section 7701(a)(3) of the [IRC]." MCL 206.605(1).