Below is one example of the indirect effect h2b has on the economy . The actual amounts may be different but still its not exactly chump change. Approximate Ohio dealers: 200 Gm dealerships 200 Ford dealerships 120 Dodge dealerships Large landscape firms buy on average 5 new trucks a year Average price of truck is $35,000.00 $35,000.00 X 5 trucks= $175,000.00 Following is based on 100 landscape firms annually! $17,500,000.00 in sales LOST $ 1,000,000.00 in sales tax LOST $ 3,500,000.00 in parts and service sales LOST http://www.landcarenetwork.org/cms/legislation/h2b.html this information was lifted from the above sites Power Point File. Go there to learn more.