Truck sales tax repeal legislation introduced

Representative Jim Gerlach (R-Pa.) introduced H.R. 4321, legislation to repeal the retail sales excise tax on heavy trucks and replace the revenue with a small increase in the diesel fuel tax rate. The bill was cosponsored by Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.), according to an NTEA Insider report.

The bill has been referred to the House Ways and Means Committee, of which Rep. Gerlach is a member.