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ETA Signs Joint Trade Letter Opposing H.R. 1813 – the Border Wall Funding Act of 2017

May 17, 2017 On behalf of our member companies, many of which engage in the facilitation of remittance transfers, we write to express our concern with H.R. 1813, the Border Wall Funding Act of 2017. This legislation, which would subject remittance transfers from the U.S. to certain countries to a 2% user fee, is an ill- advised consumer tax on a legal and heavily regulated financial product used by millions of Americans. As a matter of principle, taxes on consumer financial...

ETA Submits Letter to the Senate Banking Committee Regarding Financial Reform

April 24, 2017 Dear Chairman Crapo and Ranking Member Brown: Thank you for the opportunity to submit proposals to promote economic growth and improve participation in the economy. The Electronic Transactions Association (“ETA”) is the leading trade association for the payments industry, representing over 500 companies that offer electronic transaction processing products and services. ETA’s members include financial institutions, mobile payment service...

ETA State Legislative Issues Update

March 20, 2017 ETA has been busy this year in the state legislatures on behalf of our membership. Please follow this link to view a chart summarizing current state legislative issues. ETA will remain vigilant in opposition to expanded taxes on the payments industry.   Share this:

ETA and NACHA Sign Letter Expressing Concerns with New Mexico H.B. 347

March 17, 2017 Dear President Papen, The Electronic Transactions Association and NACHA are writing to express our concerns with H.B. 347, The Installment Loan Fee Limits and Literacy Fund Act. Our concerns are centered on section 1 and section 5 contained in H.B. 347. Please view ETA’s joint letter with NACHA by following this link. Share this:

ETA Signs Joint Trade Letter to the FCC Regarding TCPA

March 10, 2017 I. Summary of Petitioners’ Arguments. The Petitioners are asking the Commission to issue a rule requiring written consent for all calls made to wireless and residential lines subject to TCPA restrictions. In a further effort to expand their opportunity for TCPA litigation, the Petitioners are seeking a declaratory ruling to overturn the FCC’s allegedly “improper interpretation that ‘prior express consent’ includes implied consent...

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