Council of Nonprofits in the News

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Op-Ed: Charitable Deduction Would Help New Jersey Nonprofits

We know from IRS data and New Jersey’s Center for Nonprofits that, in fact, lower-income families donate a higher percentage of their income to charity than higher-income taxpayers do.

Tags: New Jersey, Charitable Deduction
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Women who want to be CEO should take a look at this industry

One way to combat that pay gap: Stop asking women how much they made at previous jobs, to give them an opportunity to earn more and negotiate when they take a new position, said Jennifer Chandler, the vice president of the National Council of...

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Arts groups get nearly $1M for boardroom diversity, innovation & more

Having a diverse board is "critically important," according to the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Diversity, DI&E
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Repeal of law that bans nonprofits from endorsing candidates said to be back on the table

Charitable nonprofits could see new pressure to endorse political candidates and partisan issues if a renewed bid to repeal the Johnson Amendment becomes a reality.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Greitens Sent Political Invite on Charity Email

"It is not appropriate to use 501(c)(3) charitable assets — charitable email addresses, the charitable name — to promote a candidacy for public office," said David L.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Missouri
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Maine’s Gov. LePage Accused of Using False Data in Effort to Tax Land Trusts

Some of the land trusts in question pay a reduced tax already because they are part of the state’s Tree Growth or Open Space programs and must remain as working forests.

Tags: Maine, PILOTs, Payments in Lieu of Taxes, Land Trusts
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Calif. Bill Keeps Charitable Deduction in Reach for More Taxpayers

California nonprofit leaders have endorsed a maneuver in the state legislature that would allow the state’s taxpayers to offset the loss of state and local...

Tags: Tax Reform, California
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Nonprofit groups grapple with tax changes

The implications for nonprofit groups could be drastic— the council estimates it could reduce nonprofit giving by $13 billion a year, according to its analysis of the tax plan.

Tags: Massachusetts, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving
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Tax Law Could Deliver Billion-Dollar Blow to Social Services

Nonprofits that work in human services are likely to experience bigger impacts from the reduction than others, says David Thompson, a vice president at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving
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‘Nonprofits need to rally quickly’ to stave off the worst effects of the new tax law

It’s not that people will stop giving, it’s just that they won’t be incentivized to give as much, Delaney said. And there will be very real consequences from this shortfall.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Pennsylvania

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