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Treasury Directory Listing

Department of Treasury

Organization Details

Rachael Eubanks

State Treasurer 

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Mailing Address

Michigan Department of Treasury

Lansing, Michigan 48922

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-7505

Treasury Leadership

Name Title Unit/Area Phone Number
Rachael Eubanks State Treasurer Treasury 517-335-7505
Jeff Guilfoyle Chief Deputy Treasurer Tax Policy 517-335-7505
Sally Durfee Director Executive Operations 517-241-2788
Ann Good Deputy Treasurer Financial & Administrative Services 517-241-2788
Jon Braeutigam Chief Investment Officer Investments 517-335-5401
Heather Frick Deputy Treasurer State & Local Finance 517-335-7505
Glenn White Deputy Treasurer Tax Administration 517-335-3908

Office of Accounting Services

Organization Details

Timothy Johnson

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-4405

The functions within Accounting Services consist of the overall monitoring and control Treasury's accounting system. Accounting Services is charged with the review of accounting processes and functions across the various programs within Treasury. This also includes systems evaluations, security, and assignment to special projects. Accounting Services oversees the processes related to Treasury's Central Control Agency function.

Bureau of Budget and IT Management

Organization Details

Tim Gajda

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-881-1645

The Bureau of Budget & Information Technology encompasses the Budget Division, Information Technology Business Integration Division and the Project Oversight Division. The Budget Division develops, controls, and monitors all phases of the budget process for the Department of Treasury. Processes involve preparation of the annual budget detail, serving as liaison to the State Budget Office, legislative fiscal staff and appropriation committees on budget enactment and monitoring and controlling expenditures. The Information Technology Business Integration Division (ITBID) is responsible for the oversight and direction of operations to upgrade, stabilize and enhance our integrated tax system.  The Project Oversight Division (POD) deals with all other critical IT projects and oversees the department wide data governance process as part of the Governors Enterprise Information Management initiative. Both ITBID and POD are charged with implementing new critical IT projects for Treasury with a focus on the customer.

Collection Services Bureau

Organization Details

Kavita Kale

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-5300

The Office of Collections is the centralized collection agency for all overdue assessed taxes administered by the Michigan Department of Treasury and primarily delinquent, non-tax debts owed to State agencies. The Treasury Tax Divisions refer delinquent tax debts to the Office of Collections for billing and collection. In addition, other State agencies refer non-tax accounts for collection. The collection program consists of five major functions: maintenance of an accounts receivable database, bankruptcy claims, centralized collection, field operations, and oversight of the private collection agency contract.

Departmental Services

Organization Details

Bruce Hanses

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-6434

The Office of Departmental Services includes four sections that directly serve Department of Treasury staff as well as vendors, software developers, taxpayers and rightful owners of unclaimed property. The Office includes Facility, Mail and Data Operations; Forms, Documents and E-File Services; Purchasing; and Unclaimed Property.

Financial Services

Organization Details

Jennifer Ruttman

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-5400

The Office of Financial Services serves as the State's cashier for receiving remittances. The Office annually receives, processes, and deposits in the concentration account over two million checks from taxpayers and on behalf of State agencies. It processes, accounts for, and/or reconciles approximately $99.2 billion in receipts. The Office is responsible for managing the State Treasurer's bank accounts (currently 42 accounts) used by State agencies for banking services. 

Gaming Control Board

Organization Details

Henry Williams

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

313-456-4100

The Michigan Gaming Control Board serves Michigan citizens by licensing and regulating commercial casinos in Detroit, their suppliers and employees, licensing and regulating internet casino gaming and online sports betting operators, their platform providers, suppliers and employees, regulating pari-mutuel horse racing, licensing and regulating "millionaire party" charitable gaming and overseeing Native American casinos' compliance with State-Tribal Compact provisions.

Investments

Organization Details

Jon Braeutigam

CIO

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-5401

The Bureau of Investments provides quality investment management services, professional expertise, and advice to the State Treasurer as fiduciary of the State of Michigan Retirement Systems and Michigan boards and agencies. The Bureau strives to provide consistent and cost-effective management of funds to achieve competitive investment returns that meet objectives within an acceptable level of risk for the benefit of employees, retirees, and citizens of the state of Michigan.

Legislative Affairs

Organization Details

Aaron Keel

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-241-2788

The Office of Legislative Affairs works with the state legislature and with internal treasury stakeholders to ensure that legislative initiatives are administrable and fit within the Governor's policy objectives. The Office also actively advocates and implements the Governor's tax and fiscal policy and aids in policy development. Lastly, the Office works with legislators to clarify and solve problems and provide information to policymakers to aid in decision making

Local Government and School Services

Organization Details

Heather Frick

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-7463

The Bureau of Local Government Services is responsible for the administration and enforcement of state laws that implement provisions of the Michigan Constitution requiring taxation of real and tangible personal property; a uniform system of accounting and auditing for units of local government; and the preservation of the credit of the State. The Bureau is also responsible for the administration of the Public Act 436 of 2012, the Local Financial Stability and Choice Act; Public Acts 92 and 93 of 2014, the State Essential Services Assessment Act and the Alternative State Essential Services Act; Public Act 243 of 1980, the Emergency Municipal Loan Act and Public Acts 109-113 of 2015, the Revised School Code and the State School Aid Act, which provide early warning and technical assistance to Michigan school districts.

Michigan State Tax Commission

Organization Details

David Buick

Commissioner

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 30471

Lansing, MI 48909

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

The Michigan State Tax Commission (STC) is comprised of 3-members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The STC has general supervision of the administration of the Property Tax Laws in Michigan and shall render such assistance and give such advice to assessors, as they deem necessary. In 2009, the STC became responsible for the education and certification of assessing officers.

Lottery

Organization Details

Brian Neill

Commissioner

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-5600

The Michigan Bureau of Lottery's mission is to maximize net revenues to supplement state education programs, provide fun and entertaining games of chance and to operate all games and bureau functions with nothing less than total integrity.

Postsecondary Financial Planning

Organization Details

Robin Lott

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

888-447-2687

The Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning (OPFP) is Michigan's go-to resource for higher education. Through the administration of college savings programs, scholarships, grants, and student loan repayment programs, OPFP provides assistance to Michigan students and families with information and resources that help make college accessible, affordable, and achievable.

Privacy and Security

Organization Details

Ryan McElhone

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-4081 (Security)

517-636-4239 (Disclosure)

The Office of Privacy and Security (OPS) establishes policies and enforces practices to ensure the privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information collected, used, and retained by the Department through prevention, detection, and enforcement practices in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, standards and industry best practices. The OPS administers the disclosure provisions of the Revenue Act, Internal Revenue Code 6103 and other applicable laws for securing and protecting confidential information of the Department. 

Revenue and Tax Analysis

Organization Details

Eric Bussis

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-7484

The Office of Revenue and Tax Analysis (ORTA) is responsible for preparing the official Michigan economic and revenue forecasts, which the State Treasurer, State Budget Director and the Governor use to formulate the administration’s tax and budget policy. ORTA is also responsible for providing economic and revenue forecasts for the administration’s participation in the Consensus Revenue Estimating Conferences. Michigan state government levies approximately 5,000 separate taxes, fees and other revenue charges that need to be projected to prepare the annual executive budget. 

State and Authority Finance

Organization Details

Deborah Roberts

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-241-2432

The Bureau of State and Authority Finance will achieve and maintain access to the financial market at the lowest cost to the citizens of Michigan and provide equality of access to financial resources and information on behalf of Municipalities, Healthcare Providers, Public, Private, and Charter Schools, Higher Education, The State-at-large (for environmental, recreational, and other specific-voter approved projects), and The State (for cash flow financing for operating purposes).

Tax Administration Services Bureau

Organization Details

Scott Lonberger

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-4280

The Tax Administration Services Bureau is responsible for the process and review of all major Michigan tax returns and related forms. Each year, over 8 million individual and business tax returns are received and processed by the Bureau. The major taxes processed include the Corporate Income tax (CIT), Individual Income tax (IIT), Sales, Use, and Withholding (SUW) taxes, Tobacco tax, Motor Fuel related taxes, Health Insurance Claims Assessment (HICA) and the Michigan Business tax (MBT). The Bureau also processes City of Detroit Corporate, Withholding, Partnership, Estate and Trust tax returns.

Tax Compliance Bureau

Organization Details

Kathy Debien

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-636-4200

The purpose of the Tax Compliance Bureau (TCB) is to increase compliance with the State of Michigan tax statutes while concurrently providing improved customer service by effectively managing the Taxpayer Bill of Rights. TCB combines an audit function along with discovery and tax enforcement functions and is comprised of four divisions, which include Field Audit 1, Field Audit 2, Discovery and Tax Enforcement and Operations.

Bureau of Tax Policy

Organization Details

Lance Wilkinson

Director

Contact Information

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm ET

517-335-7477

The Bureau of Tax Policy includes the Tax Policy and Hearings Divisions and primarily works to: develop and coordinate the Department’s tax policies to assure correct and uniform application of the tax laws; provide written guidance to taxpayers; analyze tax legislation and provide support to Department’s legislative liaison; provide legal research on tax policy matters; administer the informal conference process under the Revenue Act; provide litigation support for the Attorney General on tax matters; and conduct appeals of Principal Residence Exemption claim denials. The Bureau of Tax Policy also includes Tribal Affairs, which coordinates activity related to federally-recognized Indian tribes on behalf of the Department of Treasury.