Today, the Retail Industry Leaders Association, the trade association for today's most recognized and innovative retail brands, praised the House passage of the 2018 budget resolution which paves the way for tax reform:
"We thank House leadership for passing a budget resolution that puts our country one step closer to much needed tax reform. As America's largest private sector employer and a top economic driver, the retail industry is committed to reform that lowers rates for businesses and our customers. We are grateful that the House recognizes the importance of moving forward on reforms that gives American families a much needed break and keeps our nation competitive on the global stage. RILA and our membership will continue our work with Congress and the Administration to support reform that benefits retail and the customers we serve each day" - Jennifer Safavian, executive vice president of government affairs for RILA.
RILA is the trade association of the worlds largest and most innovative retail companies. RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs, and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities, and distribution centers domestically and abroad.