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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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Connecticut Nonprofit CEO: Republican Tax Bill Is "Perfect Storm" For Nonprofits

With taxpayers being able to jump on a higher standard deduction, they’ll have less incentive to itemize their deductions. Therefore, they’d be less likely to give to nonprofits.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Charitable Deduction, Connecticut
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GOP tax reform bill could hurt nonprofits if donations drop

Donations represent the largest funding source for nonprofits after fees charged for services and government contracts, said Heather Iliff, president and CEO of Maryland Nonprofits, the sector's statewide trade organization.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Maryland
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Minnesota nonprofits blast federal tax cut proposals

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Minnesota
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How new tax plan could impact local nonprofit organizations

But leaders of local nonprofit organizations fear it could bring less money to their cause. Kentucky Nonprofit Network Executive Director Danielle Clore says the doubling will mean fewer people will itemize.

Tags: Johnson Amendment, Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction
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The era of partisan nonprofits could soon be upon us

The National Council of Nonprofits has a detailed comparison of the House and Senate bills ...

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Pennsylvania
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How the federal tax bill could affect Minnesotans

John Pratt, executive director of the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, said increasing the standard deduction could cut in half the number of people who will itemize their tax returns.

Tags: Minnesota, Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Johnson Amendment
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New tax bills worry Idaho nonprofits

The Idaho Nonprofit Center has another worry. They believe wording in the tax bills has the potential to inject politics into work of nonprofits.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Johnson Amendment
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Another target of Republican tax bill: donations to nonprofits

It’s a heavy lift even in the best of times. And thanks to the Republican-driven tax “reform” legislation now hurtling through Congress like a runaway freight train, these are far from the best of times.

Tags: Maine, Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Charitable Deduction

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