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Advocacy Newsletters

Keep up with the latest news of ELFA's advocacy efforts before federal and state policymakers, regulators and standard setting bodies.

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The Washington and State Legislative Reports are for ELFA members only. If you have an ELFA member profile but do not receive the monthly Washington Report or State Legislature Report, you can sign up by logging in and clicking the "Account Tools" link at the top right of the page. Next, select "Update My Communication Preferences" from the list of options and check the box for "Federal Advocacy Update" and/or "State Advocacy Update."


Washington Report:

  • March 2017 - Uniting the Industry’s Voice!; Health Care Reform Update; Tax Reform Modeling Update
  • February 2017 - Tax Reform Update; IRS Provides Safe Harbor for Solar Contracts with Federal Agencies; Another Way To Build Relationships
  • January 2017 - Tax Reform Modeling; 2017/2018 Elections Underway

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State Legislature Report:

  • March - State Legislatures are in Session; California Finance Lenders License Proposal Targets Finders; Georgia Property Tax – A Race to the Finish; ELFA Seeks Amendments to Oregon Tax Proposal; Illinois Small Business Lending Act - Pending Re-file
  • February 2017 - State Legislatures are in Session; Georgia Property Tax; Louisiana Double Sales Tax on Leased Equipment; ELFA Seeks Amendments to Oregon Tax Proposal; California Finance Lenders Legislation – Multiple Bills Filed; Texas Heavy Equipment Inventory Tax; South Dakota Tax Legislation; Minnesota Legislation Cites Finance and Leverage Leasing; California Bill Targets Electronic Signatures on Vehicle Leases; New Mexico Legislation Would Alter Uniform Division of Income
  • January 2017 - State Legislatures are in Session; ELFA Washington State B&O Tax Workgroup Forming Indiana Legislation Focused on Taxing Certain Motorized Rentals / Leases; Oklahoma; Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act Revisions Continue

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