Senate should take up house-passed bill for charitable tax benefits, supporters say

Senate should take up house-passed bill for charitable tax benefits, supporters say

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Collectively, all the elements in the bill would help increase charitable giving to a variety of entities always in need of aid, its backers said.

In other words, the effects could be broad and the time to act is now, they said, regardless of the small number of days on the Senate calendar in September and lawmakers' expected focus on spending bills and little else.

“It's a short window of opportunity,” said the National Council of Nonprofits' vice president of public policy, David L. Thompson. “Every community gets a positive impact from this legislation, so my message is very simple: take care of your communities before you take care of yourselves when you go home for re-election.”

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