Take Action! Tax Extenders Package Needed in Upcoming CR

The biodiesel tax credit lapsed at the end of 2016 and its reinstatement is vital to the biodiesel industry. During consideration of the comprehensive tax reform bill that was enacted in December, congressional leaders agreed to address expired tax credits in a seperate tax extenders package. Supporters are urging that the tax extenders be attached … Continue reading Take Action! Tax Extenders Package Needed in Upcoming CR

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Pursuing Priorities

Next week ASA’s board of directors will be in Washington DC to continue pursuing soybean’s aggressive policy agenda with the administration and 115th Congress. Chief on the agenda during hill visits is trade expansion, the upcoming farm bill, tax reform, biodiesel demand, regulations and infrastructure. TRADE: Enhance U.S. trade relations with other countries, including NAFTA … Continue reading Pursuing Priorities

Bipartisan Biodiesel

The American Renewable Fuel and Job Creation Act of 2017 was recently introduced in the Senate by Sen. Chuck Grassley, along with 15 other bipartisan original cosponsors. This bill switches the biodiesel tax credit from a blender’s to a producer’s credit, thus incentivizing domestic production and allowing U.S. biodiesel producers a level playing field to … Continue reading Bipartisan Biodiesel