Tax Reform Forecast

Tax Reform Forecast

The inability of Congressional Republicans to pass legislation which would repeal, replace, modify, alter or any other verb you may like, the Affordable Care Act has raised the stakes on the GOP to pass something substantive on the tax front.   You may hear the term...
HARDI Fly-In Shows Opportunities for Progress

HARDI Fly-In Shows Opportunities for Progress

  On May 24, over 100 HARDI members participated in the HARDI Congressional Fly-In. These members took time from their busy schedules to come to Washington and meet with more than 200 offices, in addition to a Q&A session with White House personnel, and meet with...
Step Up to the Plate: Affect Change

Step Up to the Plate: Affect Change

We are in the infancy of the Trump Administration and while a flurry of action has been coming from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in the form of Executive Orders and a temporary regulatory freeze, it is important to remember that these are temporary actions which could be...
The Election’s Effect on Industry Issues

The Election’s Effect on Industry Issues

The Election of 2016 is in the books and the upset victory of President-elect Donald Trump has sent Washington into a collective freak-out. This freak-out is not solely because of a general opposition to Trump, but rather because many “insiders” have virtually no idea...
Signs of Change: DOE Recordkeeping Requirements

Signs of Change: DOE Recordkeeping Requirements

By now you have been bombarded (hopefully) with communications regarding distributor recordkeeping requirements regarding the sale of single packaged air conditioners and split system condensing units which took effect on July 1st. If you have no idea what I’m talking...
Congress Comes Through with Bipartisan Legislation

Congress Comes Through with Bipartisan Legislation

As we head into Convention season for the Republican and Democratic parties, it is likely that we will see increased partisan rhetoric coming from both of our major political parties. In fact, given the high negatives of both presumptive nominees and heated political...