Legislative/Regulatory News Archive - Greater Cincinnati Automobile Dealers Association

Legislative/Regulatory News Archive

Legislative Update – Budget Bill Enters Final Stages
By Charlie Howard 

As you will recall earlier this year the Governor’s proposed budget contained changes to Ohio’s sales taxthat if adopted, would have cost dealers an estimated $100 million.  The changes would have applied to a long list of services in your dealership including (but hardly limited to) advertising, commercial property rent, dealer reserve, warranties, professional services and many, many others. Read More

Legislature Says “No” to Sales Tax Expansion on Services

Key Legislative leaders cite OADA lobbying efforts and dealer grassroots support as critical components of abandoning Sales Tax Expansion on Services in the State Budget. State Budget tax package includes the following for dealers[…] Read More

2013 NADA Washington Conference Report
By Charlie Howard

President Bob Huser and Executive Vice President Charlie Howard represented GCADA in our nation’s capital by attending NADA’s Annual Washington Conference.  This conference brings in dealers as well as state and metro associations from all over the country to discuss federal issues that are important to the industry.  The other extremely important aspect of the trip is the capitol hill visit and the opportunity to spend some time with our congressional delegation. Read More