Federal Policy Issues

Hear Nothing, Do Nothing

U.S. Senators who don’t know how much charitable giving incentives help their constituents in a meaningful way are not likely to take action.

Tags: America Gives More Act

The Push Is On to Pass the America Gives More Act

“Act for good and help the people in our communities” is the urgent message that charitable nonprofits all over the country are communicating to U.S.

Tags: America Gives More Act

Congress Considering Nonprofit Tax Provisions

In advance of comprehensive tax reform, both the House and Senate are taking action to pass more targeted tax-law changes, some of which relate to the support and operations of charitable nonprofits.

Tags: America Gives More Act, Charitable Giving Incentives, Revocation

Federal Budget 101 | Federal Budget Season Opens Soon

The federal budget and appropriations process is expected to begin on Monday, February 2 when President Obama releases his budget proposals for fiscal...

Tags: Federal Budget

Got Influence?

When it comes to tax reform in the U.S. Senate, nonprofits from eleven states have the inside track on delivering the message on how tax exemptions, giving incentives, and regulations affect the work that charitable nonprofits perform every day...

Tags: Tax Reform

New Rules on Costs, Reimbursement of Nonprofits Finalized

Major Victory for People Who Rely on Nonprofits

New Rules on Costs, Reimbursement of Nonprofits Finalized

Tags: OMB Uniform Guidance, Indirect Costs, OwnYourOwnCosts

Incoming Senate Tax Chairman Issues Backgrounder on Tax Reform

The incoming chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Sen.

Tags: Tax Reform

Congress Averts a Government Shutdown, Approves Funding Through September

The Senate followed the House in passing a $1.1 trillion appropriations bill that folded a year’s worth of legislating into one 1,600 page document.

Tags: Appropriations, Government Shutdown

Charities-Only Tax Bill Nearly Passes in the House

The work of charitable nonprofits in communities throughout the United States fell just a few votes short of receiving a boost by Congress last week when the ...

Tags: Charitable Giving Incentives, IRA Rollover, America Gives More Act, Supporting Americas Charities Act, HR5806

Obama Immigration Actions Alter Spending, Tax Agendas in Congress

President Obama’s executive actions to end the threat of deportation for millions of individuals in the country illegally has added a major complication to plans by Congress to fund the...

Tags: America Gives More Act, tax policy, Tax Incentives


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