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What changes in tax laws can mean

James Waite, in the Legally speaking column, answers the question, "I keep hearing about upcoming tax increases, but I don’t have time to follow all the changes in the tax laws. Can you summarize what’s happening and how it might affect my equipment business?"

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ARA helps stop health insurance tax in Connecticut

After defeat and repeal of the federal Health Insurance Tax (HIT) at the federal level, many state legislatures have tried to impose the tax on fully insured health insurance plans at the state level. Connecticut was one of those states. 

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Safe Way Rental in Texas to close after 65 years

After 65 years of serving the greater Austin, Texas, equipment rental market, brothers and second-generation rental operators Terry Norris and Dale Rundell, who have been running the Austin-based Safe Way Rental Equipment Co. since 1988, have decided it’s time to retire.

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Show registration opens in one month

Registration for The ARA Show™, scheduled for Oct. 17-20, 2021, in Las Vegas, will open on Tuesday, July 13.

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Sunbelt reports quarterly revenue increase; slight decline for the full year

Sunbelt Rentals, Fort Mill, S.C., reported total revenue of $1.38 billion during the fiscal fourth quarter, compared to $1.21 billion for the same period last year. Total revenue for the full year was $5.42 billion, a 1 percent decrease compared to $5.49 billion the year before. Rental revenue was down 2 percent.

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