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Legislative Issues to Watch in 2022

TIA Focuses on Estate Tax, Fuel Efficiency, Right to Repair and More

"We’re going to see a lot of legislation on both the state and federal levels” during 2022 that will impact independent tire dealers, notes Roy Littlefield IV, director of government affairs for the Tire Industry Association.


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TIA Explains New Tax Provisions That Could Impact Dealers

The portion of the reconciliation bill that was recently passed by the House Ways and Means Committee includes "a lot of new tax provisions," according to Tire Industry Association (TIA) officials. "Among them are some significant taxes on pass-through entities and small business owners."

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USTMA Applauds Infrastructure Package

The U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association says it approves of the recently finalized, bipartisan infrastructure package. It includes provisions "that will help advance research and integration of technologies derived from scrap rubber."
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Washington State Sets Aggressive EV Deadline

The state of Washington has passed a law establishing a 2030 target for phasing out the sale of gas-powered vehicles. It sets the most aggressive state goal in the U.S. for moving to an all-electric future and puts Washington five years ahead of California's 2035 target.


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TIA Comments on Proposed California Tire Efficiency Program

Sometime this year, it is expected that the California Energy Commission will propose a regulation around a program to help ensure that replacement passenger and light truck tires sold in the state are just as energy efficient as original equipment tires. The Tire Industry Association recently submitted comments to the commission, which is gathering feedback and data from stakeholders.


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