Take Action Now to Stop the BAT
Please join more than 4,500 of your industry colleagues in contacting your Members of Congress today to oppose the costly Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). To date, your colleagues have sent more than 14,000 emails and letters to Members of Congress to fight the initiative that would impose income taxes on imports from all countries, jeopardize millions of important U.S. apparel and footwear jobs, and raise prices on everyday consumer products.
More California Proposition 65 Notices Issued
New “60-day” notices have been issued alleging that brands and retailers sold luggage, vinyl/PVC travel bags, wallets, luggage tags, clutch purses with plastic exteriors, and ID/passport holders in California that contained di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) in violation of a California law known as Proposition 65 (Prop 65). The notices serve as intent to bring lawsuits against the recipients that sold these products. For more information on Prop 65, please go to the Prop 65 page on the TGA website or contact TGA’s Nate Herman, 202-853-9351.
As Opposition to Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) Starts to Have Impact, TGA Needs You to Step Up
Thanks to the ongoing lobbying and public relations campaign by TGA and many others, including a great “infomercial” before last week’s Saturday Night Live show, opposition is starting to build among members of Congress and elsewhere to the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT). We need you to step up and help us stop this bad idea once and for all. First, we need you – and all of your colleagues – to send as many emails as possible to convince Congress that the BAT tax is a bad idea. To contact your members of Congress, click here. It only takes a few minutes. Second, if you are willing to talk to the press about how the BAT would negatively impact your company, your workers, and your consumers, we can help you! Contact TGA’s Nate Herman for more information.