HARDI, the largest HVACR equipment distributors association, announced its 2017 initiative to repeal the federal estate tax. HARDI members will “Heat Up the Hill” to support Senator John Thune (R-SD) and Congresswoman Kristi Noem’s (R-SD) Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017, S. 205 and H.R. 631.
The majority of HARDI members are family owned and operated businesses; 70 percent of family businesses do not survive to the second generation and more than 90 percent do not survive the third generation.
“Our members consistently list the death tax among the top issue of concern for our association and with this new initiative we can help lead the charge in repealing the tax,” said Jon Melchi, vice president of government affairs. “Many
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