Truck, trailer groups mobilize to nix federal excise tax

Sources: National Trailer Dealers Association, Brighton, Mich.; CP staff

“Modern, Clean, and Safe Trucks Act of 2019,” H.R. 2381, through which U.S. Representatives Doug LaMalfa (R-CA) and Collin Peterson (D-MN) propose repeal of the 12 percent federal excise tax on heavy-duty trucks, truck bodies, and semi-trailers has been referred to the House Ways and Means Committee for further consideration. 

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