Luxury-car tax gets Congressional airing

August 1995
Ward's Auto World;Aug95, Vol. 31 Issue 8, p10
Trade Publication
Reports that the US House Ways and Means Committee has opened hearings on gradual elimination of the automotive luxury-car tax. Slumping sales of luxury cars.


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