Council of Nonprofits in the News

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For nonprofits, easiest not always best

A number of nonprofit advocate groups are deeply concerned about the new form.

Tags: Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption
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I.R.S. Shortcut to Tax-Exempt Status Is Under Fire

"In many communities, it takes more to get a library card than it takes to get this new exempt status," said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits, a network of charitable groups.

Tags: Form 1023-EZ, 1023EZ, Tax Exemption, IRS
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Cap on Vermont tax deductions has nonprofits worried

Lauren-Glenn Davitian, executive director of an organization that provides training and services to other nonprofit groups, Common Good Vermont, told the senators that "even in this very dire budget year, you have to be very mindful of decisions...

Tags: Vermont, Charitable Giving Incentives
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$0.88 of Every $1 for Programs: That’s Nothing to Brag About!

But, a larger issue looms.

Tags: OMB Uniform Guidance, Overhead, Indirect Costs
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Senate Bill Would Require Revocation Notice

The National Council of Nonprofits broadly supports the bill, according to spokesman Rick Cohen. “If you can prevent your status from being revoked, it’s much easier than getting it reinstated,” he said.

Tags: Revocation, IRS
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New Jersey Town Cites College's $219,000 Table as Burden

Even as the U.S.

Tags: Property Taxes, New Jersey
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House Passes Philanthropy Bill That’s DOA In The Senate

The next step would be for the bill to go to the U.S. Senate, but the senate leaders have said it will not take up the bill. Instead, the senate will focus on comprehensive tax reform, according to David L.

Tags: Charitable Giving Incentives, America Gives More Act
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Facebook Organic Reach Decline Called Catastrophic For Nonprofits As News Feed Visibility Vanishes

“We’ve heard quite a bit about it,” said Rick Cohen, a spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Social Media, Fundraising
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Aument's bill giving lawmakers power to decide tax-exempt status gets a hearing

David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, testified that the heart of the debate has more to do with financially-distressed municipalities facing shrinking revenues than it does with who gets tax-...

Tags: Property Taxes, Pennsylvania
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Budget Plan Addresses Tax Treatment of Sports Events, Facilities

In what has become an annual event, Obama for the seventh time has proposed reducing the value of the deduction for charitable contributions, and the charitable community is again voicing displeasure.

Tags: Federal Budget

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