The primary purpose of any trade association is lobbying on behalf of its members. NDRA is the only group that can represent businesses specific interests. NDRA can take a stand on issues important to retailers such as sales tax rates, sales tax exemptions, retail theft, retail credit, minimum wage, and government regulations that impede business.
The Association provides a unified voice – strengthened by its number of members. During the past Legislative Sessions, NDRA tracked numerous bills of interest to the retail industry. As a member of NDRA, you can rest assured your interests are represented each day at the capitol. In general terms, below are some very positive aspects that were initiated this past session that are good for your business and the business community.
NDRA is your “watchdog” in North Dakota and Washington, D.C., protecting you against legislation that could cost you thousands of dollars in lost revenue. We keep our members informed of legislative issues and, with their input, represent and promote the best interests of the industry. It’s your investment in the North Dakota Retail Association that gives us a strong voice at the capitol!