Tax Reform


Congress made a mistake on this tax measure – and admitted it

“Some eliminated parking and transit pass benefits.

Tags: Transportation Tax, Mississippi, California, Tax Reform

Final SALT Rules Could Save Scholarship Fund, Parents Tell IRS

The 25,000-member National Council of Nonprofits has yet to hear whether nonprofits like the proposed rules.

Tags: SALT, Tax Reform, State and Local Taxes

New state tax law, changes to nonprofit giving

"The big change this year, is that people who are using the standard deduction on their state income taxes can also get a tax benefit for the money they donate to local nonprofits," said Kate Jensen, the CEO of the Ronald McDonald House Charities...

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform, Arizona

Congress moves to repeal “parking tax”

The unrelated business income tax was imposed on a variety of fringe benefits such as free parking, subsidized transit passes, and use of on-premises athletic facilities.  The taxes were immediately unpopular, in part because they applied to...

Tags: Transportation Benefits Tax, UBIT, Tax Reform

Lawmakers strike agreement on last-minute tax package

At the same time, the legislation would rescind a controversial tax included in the 2017 tax law on fringe benefits churches and...

Tags: Transportation Tax, UBIT, Tax Reform, Transportation Benefits

Transportation Benefits Tax Axed From House Bill

“Justice delayed is still justice,” said David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits in Washington, D.C.

Tags: Transportation Benefits, UBIT, Tax Reform, Transportation Tax

Nonprofits and Foundations Poised to Score Victories in Tax Legislation

The "parking tax," as the provision was called, was bitterly opposed by a wide swath of nonprofit and advocacy organizations.

Tags: Transportation Benefits, UBIT, Tax Reform

Local nonprofits adjust to tax code changes

Among the law’s biggest changes, explains David Heinen of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, was almost doubling the standard income tax deduction.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, North Carolina

Nonprofits See Hints Tax Law Has Cut Giving

Nonprofits have seen troubling trends in giving, but it’s hard to pin the blame on the tax law change, said Rick Cohen, COO and spokesman for the National Council of Nonprofits in Washington.

Tags: Charitable Giving, Tax Reform

GOP taxed church parking to help pay for big tax cut. Now pastors want it rolled back

The National Council of Nonprofits surveyed members in June and found plenty of anecdotal evidence the tax is “a big fat mess,” as David Thompson, the group’s vice president of public policy, put it recently...

Tags: Transportation Benefits Tax, Tax Reform, UBIT


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