What the ARPA Means for SMACNA Contractors

SMACNA members are no doubt aware of the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan (ARPA) signed into law on March 11th by President Biden intended to speed up the United States' recovery from the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing recession.

While nationwide coverage has focused on political differences, the important issues related to vaccines, and on unemployment and stimulus checks, SMACNA members should also be aware that there are extensive provisions in the law that will affect SMACNA contractors.  

The attached four-page summary includes important information about individual and business tax policy changes and government funds that will flow from different provisions leading to construction work for SMACNA contractors. The summary has been drafted to focus exclusively on the interests of SMACNA members and chapters.  

American Rescue Plan Act Summary Document