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Apr 25 2019

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure

Recently, NAW, along with other national, state, and local organizations, wrote to the Chairmen of the House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Committee on Ways & Means urging them to move forward on modernizing America’s infrastructure.  The letter calls on these Congressional leaders to quickly address the current infrastructure crisis as well as [...]

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Apr 11 2019

Legislation to Make Pass-Through Deduction Permanent

Legislation has been introduced in both houses of Congress to make permanent the income tax deduction provided to qualifying pass-through businesses which will expire in 2025 if Congress doesn’t act before then. NAW helped organize a business coalition letter supporting the legislation. Senate sponsor of the legislation, GOP Senator Steve Daines of Montana, issued a press release on his [...]

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Mar 08 2019

Updated Legislative Issue Briefs Available Now

Updated legislative Issue Briefs - including a government relations overview, Federal procurement of commercial products, healthcare, labor and much more - are now available. Click here to read all new [...]

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Feb 19 2019

NAW Supports Full Repeal of Cadillac Tax and Health Insurance Tax

Today, the Partnership for Employer-Sponsored Coverage Coalition, which NAW helps manage, spearheaded two letters to both the House and Senate supporting the bipartisan Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act (H.R. 748), introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to repeal the 40 percent excise tax on employer-sponsored coverage, known as the Cadillac Tax, and the Senate-introduced Jobs [...]

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Oct 29 2018

NAW Files Comments – Meal and Rest Break Requirements

In September the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published a Notice of Petition for Determination of Preemption asking for comments on what effect California’s meal and rest break requirements have on interstate commerce.  NAW has filed comments with the agency urging them to determine that the State of California’s meal and rest break rules be [...]

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Oct 25 2018

Brand-new: Creating Innovations and Shaping the Future of Business

Distributors are stepping up to the challenges of our time, and our first-ever Facing the Forces of Change® challenge paper, Creating Innovations and Shaping the Future of Business: A Look at Commerce, Technology and Human Forces in Distribution, shares essential insights that you can act on now.  As NAW and NAW Institute for Distribution Excellence Fellow Mark Dancer work on the next Facing [...]

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Oct 25 2018

New Consumer Data Privacy Law

The California legislature recently enacted a new and expansive consumer data privacy law.  This new law will require covered businesses to comply with strict requirements on the collection, use and disclosure of “personal information” on California residents.  The law was enacted in late June and will take effect on January 1, 2020. Click here to read NAW’s new Legal Advisory, [...]

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Oct 15 2018

Update on Prop 65 Warning Requirements

Companies which have been selling within or into California have been dealing with compliance with the complicated Proposition 65 regulations for years.  Those rules have been updated, with the new provisions taking effect on August 31, 2018. Click here to read NAW's new Legal Advisory, "New Proposition 65 Warning Requirements Go into [...]

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Aug 08 2018

Treasury Issues Proposed Rule on Section 199A Pass-Through Deduction

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law last December, provided qualified pass-through businesses with a 20 percent deduction, bringing the effective tax rate for those businesses down to 29.6 percent.   The law established conditions that would have to be met for a company to qualify for the deduction, and it expressly excluded most service businesses. Since enactment of the law, the [...]

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Jul 27 2018

House Passes Two-Year HIT Delay

This week, the House passed a bi-partisan bill which included a two-year delay of the Health Insurance Tax (HIT) for 2020 and 2021. The passage of this bill is a major step forward for millions of small businesses and their employees who face undue costs from the tax.  NAW will continue working with the Senate by urging them to take up this two-year delay as soon as possible and provide small [...]

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