Council of Nonprofits in the News


GOP taxed church parking to help pay for big tax cut. Now pastors want it rolled back

The National Council of Nonprofits surveyed members in June and found plenty of anecdotal evidence the tax is “a big fat mess,” as David Thompson, the group’s vice president of public policy, put it recently...

Tags: Transportation Benefits Tax, Tax Reform, UBIT

Americans slashed their charitable deductions by $54 billion after Trump’s tax overhaul

“It’s a big drop in dollars, but those numbers don’t tell the whole story,” said Rick Cohen, spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits. “That’s just the dollars donated that someone got to write off on their taxes.

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform

Nonprofits Worry As More Signs Suggest Americans Are Giving Less

The report is the best look so far at the impact the tax law had in its first year, and advocates for non-profits say the findings back up a number of ...

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform

Nonprofit Relief Act of 2019 Introduced In Congress

“The Nonprofit Relief Act would fix new and longstanding tax law policies that hurt the ability of charitable nonprofits to advance their missions in communities throughout America,” said Tim Delaney, president and CEO of the National Council of...

Tags: Tax Reform, Volunteer Mileage, Paid Leave Tax Credit

Good news, bad news

David Thompson of the National Council of Nonprofits told Morning Tax that the group was told that the hearing was canceled, but that it was going to try to look at that as good news.

Tags: Transportation Tax, UBIT, Tax Reform

Final IRS Rules Leave States Few Options for Evading the SALT Cap

This week, the IRS closed the charitable deduction loophole -- and did so in a way that charities say will have a far-reaching impact.

Tags: State and Local Taxes, State Tax Credits, SALT, Tax Reform

‘Something to Upset Everyone’ in IRS’s Final SALT Cap Regs

Reaction to the IRS’s final regulations on charitable contributions and state and local tax credits is ricocheting from one extreme to another, with the only common ground seeming to be that nearly everyone is grumbling.

Tags: Regulations, Tax Reform, State and Local Taxes, State Tax Credits

Treasury issues final rules to block blue-state workarounds to SALT deduction cap

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, said that “wherever you are in the country or on the political spectrum, there is something to upset everyone in the IRS rule released today.”

Tags: SALT, Tax Reform

How can you diversify a nonprofit board? It's best to think outside the box

Nationally, board diversity is gaining more momentum, but there is still significant work to be done, according to Rick Cohen, chief communications officer and chief operating officer of the ...

Tags: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Board of Directors

#NonprofitTaxDay Comes & Goes & Nonprofits Pay

#NonprofitTaxDay came and went on May 15, with the National Council of Nonprofitsand other advocacy organizations trying to garner attention on the new...

Tags: UBIT, Transportation Tax, Tax Reform


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