Dear Members & Others: It is my sad duty to report the passing of our much beloved colleague and longtime ACMA tax counsel George S. Isaacson on August 19th, surrounded by his family. His funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, August 23rd, in the Chapel at...
ACMA to Hold Washington Fly-in, Oct. 4-5; Members & Non-Members Asked to Indicate Your Interest & Availability
Our industry is facing multiple threats across postal, tax, consumer privacy, and trade policy matters. ACMA has an aggressive plan to push back on this but it requires companies to engage with Congressional offices to educate and build support for our positions....
We’ve received a few questions following yesterday’s announcement of the USPS proposal for a new mail volume incentive. Below you’ll find these questions answered. For reference, you can find the original announcement beneath it… Question/Issue #1: There’s a fair bit of flip-flopping between postal fiscal years and calendar years. Please clarify. Answer: In its announcement, […]
By David Swetnam-Burland & Adam Mooney, Brann & Isaacson In the first half of 2023, Indiana, Tennessee, Montana, Florida, and Texas all passed new consumer privacy laws. Although Florida’s law will mostly trouble billion-dollar businesses, Texas and Tennessee have taken approaches that may cause some new headaches for many sizes of companies — and sooner than you might think. […]
We are excited to report that on Friday August 11th, the U.S. Postal Service filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission (PRC) a request to create a new incentive for Marketing Mail (MM) and First-Class (FC) Mail. If approved, here’s how it will work and potentially...
By Martin I. Eisenstein, Brann & Isaacson We discussed in our December 2022 column the law suit brought by the ACMA against the California Franchise Tax Board (“FTB”) to obtain a declaration that the Technical Assistance Advisory Memorandum (the “TAM”) the FTB issued on February 14, 2022 violated the federal statute, Public Law 86-272 (“PL 86-272”). In […]
Please join us next Friday, August 4th at 11:00 am Eastern Time for a member discussion via Zoom on recent postal developments affecting catalog mail. This past week, we had a series of meetings with Postal Service officials, its regulator and the USPS inspector general, as well as postal staffers in Congress. As a result, we have […]
The July 18-19 meetings of the Mailers Technical Advisory Committee (MTAC) were held at USPS headquarters in Washington. ACMA tuned in to all sessions of interest to our membership. Below you will find our recap. Slide decks can be accessed from some of the sessions through linked headers. Click here for the complete agenda. USPS […]