Michigan’s Billion-Dollar Lottery Winner has two Silent Partners

State Reps. Mark Tisdel and Diana Farrington, both members of the House Tax Policy Committee, today detailed the taxes Metro Detroit’s recent big Mega Millions winner will be shelling over after collecting the jackpot. The two members of the House Tax Policy Committee released a tongue-and-cheek video highlighting the amount the winner will pay in taxes if he or she selects the one-time cash payment of about $739 million. “My wife and I bought a Mega Millions ticket and enjoyed … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Did you Win the Mega Millions Lottery?

Dear Crabby, I heard on the news that someone from Michigan won the Mega Millions, was it you? Sincerely, Long Lost Relative Dear Relative, I would not be spending valuable time answering dumb questions from people I don't really know if I had won. Or would I? Dear Crabby Gives Advice You see, when someone wins the lottery, their life changes. And when someone wins a big one, like this recent one, it really changes. They can never go home again after they go public with the win. … [Read more...]