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Are lawmakers serious about cutting emissions? Here's one way to find out.
Jun 07, 2023 | Blog Post
By repealing a century-old tax on heavy-duty trucks, Congress can drastically slash supply-chain emissions right now.
ATA Voices Support for Bipartisan, Bicameral Effort to Repeal Truck Excise Tax
Mar 09, 2023 | Press Release
The American Trucking Associations is hailing congressional leaders for their efforts to repeal the antiquated federal excise tax on the purchase of new trucks.
Repeal Heavy-Duty Excise Tax and Get Cleaner Trucks on Our Roads, Transportation Groups Urge Congress
Feb 22, 2023 | Press Release
Today a group of transportation and trucking stakeholders is calling on Congress to repeal the Federal Excise Tax (FET) on heavy-duty commercial vehicles.
Trucking Industry Praises Introduction of the Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act
Jul 22, 2021 | Press Release
The federal excise tax on heavy trucks is a relic from the First World War that’s now serving to keep cleaner, safer trucks off of our nation’s roads today.
Suspend the FET
Jul 24, 2020 | Blog Post
As Congress eyes a fresh round of COVID-19 recovery legislation, it should suspend the 12% federal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks.
ATA Commends Senate For Passing Tax Reform
Dec 01, 2017 | Press Release
The American Trucking Associations issued the following statement commending the United States Senate for passing tax reform legislation.
ATA Urges Swift Passage of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
Nov 02, 2017 | Press Release
American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear sent a letter to Members of Congress yesterday, expressing ATA's strong support of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and urging for the bill's…
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