Tell Ottawa Green Trucking Doesn’t Include Scrapping Excise Tax Rebate

The federal government wants to cancel truck and fleet operators’ ability to apply for refunds for diesel tax used to generate electricity from temperature-controlled trailers; power take-off units; and auxiliary power units (APUs)/in-cab heaters.

Tell Ottawa what you think about this and how this change would affect your operations and well-being of your drivers.

These technologies are vital to the operation of our businesses and the customers we serve and greatly assist our industry in meeting mandated GHG emission reduction targets.

It takes two minutes. Simply click here and fill out the web form to automatically forward to federal MPs in English or French the infographic seen below. It explains how this policy affects you and calls on the government to reverse course in the upcoming 2017 budget by restoring the excise tax refunds used to operate this vital equipment, while also urging for modified CCA rates to incentivize more green trucks.

Click here to have your say!

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