President Enacts Bill That Helps Racing

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Dec. 18, 2015) – President Obama this afternoon signed into lawH.R. 2029, which includes the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015 and the related omnibus appropriations bill, both of which carry provisions backed by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) that will benefit horseracing for years to come. The new legislation includes three-year tax depreciation for racehorses, “bonus depreciation” of 50 percent, the “Section 179 expense allowance” for major purchases, and relief for H-2B visa employers such as horse trainers.   

For more information please refer to the following releases from earlier today when the bills were passed by Congress:

Congress Passes Three-Year Tax Depreciation for Racehorses, Other Incentives
Congress Passes H-2B Visa Improvements Backed by NTRA