Advocacy

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The phrase “nonprofit tax day” may sound like an oxymoron or punchline of a joke, but it’s real. Tax-exempt organizations must pay significant new taxes to the U.S.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Tax Day, UBIT, Transportation Tax, Silo-ing Tax, Endowments, Excise Tax
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On April 23, 2019, in a packed courtroom, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the census citizenship question lawsuit.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Census, Citizenship Question, Public Policy
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The mere words “tax policy” may put some people to sleep, but small changes quickly add up to big impact on nonprofits’ bottom lines. Changes to income taxes can significantly influence charitable giving, leading to more or less.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: State Tax, Property Taxes, Sales Taxes, Wayfair, Income Taxes, Charitable Giving Incentives
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The House flipped to Democratic control and the sponsor of the...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonprofit Nonpartisanship, Elections
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While attending Exponent Philanthropy’s 2018 National Conference last month, I had a surprise: I saw a significant number of grantmakers genuinely excited about getting involved in advocacy!

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Advocacy
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When an existential threat looms – such as the repeal or weakening of the Johnson Amendment that, for 64 years, has protected the nonprofit community from the destructive forces of divisive partisan politicking – I can’t think of any better...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Nonprofit Nonpartisanship
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In January, Tim Delaney and I predicted in a Chronicle of Philanthropy article that the federal tax law enacted in December would unleash a tsunami...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives, SALT, State and Local Taxes, Federal Tax
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, enacted in late December, cuts taxes on corporations and wealthier taxpayers while imposing new taxes on tax-exempt organizations, including charities and houses of worship.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Tax Law, Unrelated Business Income, UBIT, Fringe Benefits
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Even the most profound advocacy message is irrelevant if no one reads it. And many of the great works of thought and art have profound and memorable openings.

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: Johnson Amendment, Nonpartisanship
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Governors’ annual State of the State addresses and budget statements can provide insight about how upcoming legislative sessions, state budgets, and responses to tax reform will affect...

Categories: Advocacy
Tags: State of the State, State Budgets

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