Johnson Amendment

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GOP tax bill will allow nonprofits to endorse political candidates

Anne Gingerich is executive director of the Pennsylvania Associations of Nonprofits. She says, repealing the Johnson Amendment would turn charitable organizations into weapons for political parties.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Pennsylvania
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Blowing Up Democracy and Charities in One Fell Swoop

Even worse, say nonprofit-sector leaders, the bill would erode the public’s trust in charities, lumping them in with unpopular parties and candidates, and driving down contributions.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment
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Here's 3 reasons why you should oppose the current tax reform bills

If you care about the work of doing good in Pennsylvania, now is not the time to remain silent.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Pennsylvania, Johnson Amendment
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No thanks to sleight of hand in the tax bill, all nonprofits could engage in politics

Nonprofits and foundations didn’t ask for this change. It was something proposed by a very small number of religious leaders.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Minnesota
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House Passage of Its Tax Bill Demonstrates Congress’ Disregard for Their Constituents and the Work of Charitable Nonprofits

Washington, DC - Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which advocates on behalf the work of charitable nonprofits nationwide, released the following statement on the passage of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act in the...

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Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship, Charitable Deduction
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Charitable Nonprofits, Foundations Agree: It’s Time to Vote No on the House Tax Bill

The Council on Foundations and the National Council of Nonprofits stand united in opposing H.R.

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Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Deduction, Johnson Amendment
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Tax bill's repeal of 'Johnson Amendment' could cost taxpayers more than $1 billion

Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said his group vehemently opposes the change, which he says would make non-profits vulnerable to political demands by donors.

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Senate’s Tax Bill Provisions Could Hurt Charities, Nonprofits Say

Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits, said that such a change would mean that nonprofits "would lose the protection from demands from candidates for public office and their political operatives."

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Repeal of Johnson Amendment: One Step Closer and Another Step Worse

Tim Delaney reiterated the opposition of the National Council of Nonprofits in his statement, saying that the repeal is “...

Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Last-Minute Change to Tax Reform Bill Hardens Nonprofit Opposition

Washington, DC - Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which advocates on behalf of the work of charitable nonprofits nationwide, released the following statement in response to the last-minute change in the House...

Posted In: Press Releases
Tags: Tax Reform, Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship

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