State Associations in the News

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Facing uncertainty, charities use new tax law to push for donations

The Massachusetts Nonprofit Network has estimated that donations to charities in the state could decline by hundreds of millions of dollars as fewer taxpayers itemize deductions in 2018.

Tags: Massachusetts, Charitable Giving, Tax Reform
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Connecticut Nonprofits Fear Tax Bill Could Lead To Decrease In Donations

“They’ve essentially eliminated for 90 percent of filers the ability to make deductions specifically for charitable contributions,” said Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Connecticut
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Small Details in GOP Tax Plan Affect NY Nonprofits in Big Way

The new, complex tax overhaul bill will have a specific and significant impact on nonprofits.

Tags: New York, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment
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New tax law scales back reward for giving, local charities concerned

Estimates of the expected national decline in giving attributable to tax law changes like those just approved typically range from 2 to 5 percent, said David Heinen, vice president for public policy and advocacy at the North Carolina Center for...

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, North Carolina
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Louisville nonprofit leaders fear revenue hit from tax bill

Danielle Clore, executive director and CEO of the Kentucky Nonprofit Network, said nonprofits lobbied Congress to include in the law a universal deduction that would have allowed any taxpayer — whether...

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Charitable Deduction, Kentucky
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New Federal Tax Code Means Angst For Colorado Nonprofits

Lydia McCoy, Vice President of the Colorado Nonprofit Association, says it's no coincidence that there are mailers and calls going out from nonprofits this time of year.

Tags: Colorado, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving
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New York Nonprofit Leaders Blast Passage of GOP Tax Plan

“We are incredibly disappointed that Congress or at least the GOP members of Congress did not take into consideration the nonprofit sector, the impact the tax reform would have on charitable giving and – possibly more important – the impact it...

Tags: New York, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Federal Budget
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Oregon nonprofits fear tax bill could hurt donations

Additionally, the Nonprofit Association of Oregon fears a decline in charitable giving could negatively impact the overall economy.  Nonprofits employ more than 183,000 people in the state of Oregon, according to the NAO.

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform, Oregon
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What the GOP tax bill means for California nonprofits

Does that mean fewer Californians will give to charity? California Association of Nonprofits CEO Jan Masaoka says not necessarily. 

“The tax component tends to influence the amount, not whether or not you give," Masaoka says.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, California
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Nonprofits fear new tax code will slash donations and donor base

But because it will double the standard deduction to $12,000 for individuals and $24,000 for couples, charities fear taxpayers won't have the incentive to make donations to lower their tax bill.

Tags: Hawai`i, Charitable Giving, Tax Reform

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