The National Retail Federation is applauding the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to weigh in on whether online sellers should collect sales tax the same as local stores but also urged Congress to address the issue through federal legislation.
Congress is weighing legislation that would double the budget for the USDA’s oversight of the organic industry.
According to The Washington Post, the legislation increases the budget for the USDA's organic program to $24 million over the next five years.
It also calls for the modernizati
The National Retail Federation urged the House and Senate to approve a final version of tax reform legislation, saying the measure will boost the nation’s economy and make the United States more competitive in the global economy.
The National Retail Federation has urged Congress to reject a proposed border adjustment tax that would drive up the price of imported merchandise, saying the measure would force consumers to pay the cost of lowering taxes for large corporations.
The Food and Drug Administration has extended until Aug. 2 the comment period for its interim final rule on menu labeling in restaurants and other food retail establishments, including grocery and convenience stores.
The National Retail Federation gathered more than 20 retail executives in Washington for a meeting with key administration officials and congressional leaders to try to keep a proposed $1 trillion border adjustment tax out of tax reform legislation.
President Trump’s proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, will may siphon millions of dollars in sales from food retailers and especially discounters.
The National Retail Federation and the Retail Industry Leaders Association are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to let stand the rejection of a settlement that would fail to bring retailers much-needed relief from credit card fees.