A June U.S. Supreme Court ruling that states can require online retailers to collect sales tax on purchases made by residents of their state, even if the retailer doesn’t have a physical presence in the state, upends decades of tax-free e-commerce and, according to brick-and-mortar retailers, levels the retail playing field.
The Auto Care Association applauds Congress for passing H.R. 2353, the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act.” The bill reauthorizes the “Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act” and allocates $1.2 billion in state grants to fund vocational training at most schooling levels.
The Auto Care Association joined a coalition of major auto industry groups representing nearly 10 million jobs in the United States to urge the Trump administration to avoide imposiing additional tariffs on imported autos and auto parts.
The Auto Care Association last Friday urged the Trump administration to consider the severity of unintended consequences that may ensue by imposing tariffs on imported autos and auto parts, including the negative impact it would have on both the U.S. automotive industry and the jobs created by these imports, but also the U.S. economy at large.
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