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Boaters’ Tax Dollars At Work
The Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund returns tax money for boating infrastructure improvements that benefit boaters and anglers. A longtime champion of the Fund, BoatUS is working to ensure it continues.
Tax Changes For Boaters
Comprehensive tax changes were made in 2018 and, fortunately for boaters, the news is mostly good. Here's what you need to know.
In Search Of Common Ground Through Boating Caucuses
Take comfort knowing BoatUS is always there for you fighting for boater-friendly legislation.
How Much Does Boating Contribute To The Economy?
A report by the Department of Commerce says it's a lot of money — and policymakers notice a lot of money.
Biobutanol: The Ethanol Alternative
Biobutanol is an ideal substitute for the engine-damaging ethanol that boaters have been forced to use. What is it, and when will we see it in marinas?
Tariffs And New Boat Prices
A brewing trade war makes for uncertain times for boatbuilders — and maybe buyers.
Improving Fishing Regulations For Recreational Anglers
Legislation aimed at improving fishing regulations is working its way through the U.S. Congress, and BoatUS is on watch for you.
Boaters Benefit from Reinvested Tax Dollars
Rebuilding our transportation infrastructure is high on the nation's to-do list, but innovative grants programs have been bolstering the waterfront for years.
Navigating the Challenging Waters of Washington
When BoatUS was founded in 1966, we went to work advocating for recreational boaters in the federal legislative and regulatory arenas. That hasn't changed. Here's a snapshot of issues we're focused on for 2018.