Snyder names tax tribunal appointees

Gov. Rick Snyder has announced appointments to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.

Paul V. McCord is appointed and Kimbal R. Smith is reappointed.

The tribunal is an administrative court that hears tax appeals for several categories of Michigan taxes. Most of the tribunal's appeals include property taxes, though also hears business and individual tax disputes.

McCord, of Grosse Pointe, is a shareholder-attorney with the law firm Strobl and Sharp, PC, of Bloomfield Hills. He is a tax attorney with more than 15 years of experience in managing tax risks and uncertainties involving federal, state and local tax issues.

Smith, of Lansing, has served on the Michigan Tax Tribunal since 2008 and was named chairperson in March 2011. He previously served as a deputy state treasurer and as a member of the Michigan Municipal Bond Authority.

Published: Thu, Jun 23, 2011