Johnson Amendment

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Final Senate Bill Provides Little For Nonprofits

David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, voiced concern that the tax on university endowments could create a slippery slope.

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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.

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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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Local nonprofits worried about tax reform bill

With the tax benefit of charitable giving no longer available to 95 percent of taxpayers, nonprofits in Connecticut and across the country believe that private donations will plummet and their work in communities will suffer, said CT Community...

Tags: Tax Reform, Connecticut, Johnson Amendment, Charitable Deduction
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Nonprofit Advocates Make Last-Ditch Push on Senate Tax Bill

During a call with nonprofit leaders and reporters hosted by the National Council of Nonprofits, Amanda Tyler, executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, said she fears Mr.

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CT nonprofits fear GOP tax overhaul will reduce charitable giving

There are other concerns, too, said Casa of the CT Community Non-Profit Alliance.

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Free speech and the pulpit

Yet, many organizations, religious or otherwise, fear what might happen to a political landscape free of the Johnson Amendment. Their concern is that a repeal will attract those aforementioned loophole-seekers.

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Charities Line Up Against Tax Bill

The Colorado Nonprofit Association officially opposed the bill Nov. 13 while it was still up for discussion in the House and hopes these items can be changed or removed in the Senate or that senators will vote down the bill.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Johnson Amendment, Colorado
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How the tax package could blur the separation of church and politics

For example, religious leaders currently can speak about abortion as long as they do not endorse candidates based on their views regarding the procedure. If the proposed tax code amendment becomes law, they would be free to do just that.

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