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A nonprofit sales tax has caused confusion and worse: Three new bills may help

“You know, when you open up the tax code, wonderful things can happen and awful things can happen,” said Danielle Clore, the CEO of Kentucky Nonprofit Network, whose organization supports all three bills.

Tags: Tax Reform, Sales Tax, Kentucky
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Not-for-Profit, For-the-Economy

According to Alaska Nonprofit Sector: Generating Economic Impact, the fourth iteration of the report and published in January 2018, 44,100 people were directly employed by nonprofit organizations in 2015—and counting indirect and induced...

Tags: Nonprofit Impact, Alaska
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Filling out your census costs you time. Not filling it out costs Michigan millions

The Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA) estimates the state draws one of the highest amounts of federal dollars from the national government in the country.

Tags: Michigan, Census
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Arizona nonprofits brace for federal tax changes

The standard deduction for a married couple almost doubled from $12,700 to $24,000. This means less people will be itemizing, opting to take the standard deduction instead.

Tags: Tax Reform, Charitable Giving, Arizona
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21 percent federal tax on church, nonprofit parking spaces creating confusion in SC

David Thompson predicts that designated parking spots for pastors in Charleston, the so-called “Holy City,” may soon disappear as churches realize they can’t afford a new tax on employee parking. 

Tags: Tax Reform, Parking Tax, South Carolina, UBIT, Transportation Benefits
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Nonprofits pump $12B a year into Maine’s economy, report says

Nonprofit organizations in Maine contribute around $12 billion a year to the state's economy and employ more than 98,000 people, says a report by the Maine Association of Nonprofits.

Tags: Maine, Nonprofit Impact
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Utah Nonprofits Stretch To Meet Needs Of Furloughed Workers

As the partial government shutdown stretches into its fourth week, Utah nonprofits are feeling the pressure, according to a survey by the Utah Nonprofits Association (UNA) which found that 10 percent of its members have seen in increase in the...

Tags: Government Shutdown, Nonprofit Impact, Utah
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Charities Concerned Tax Law Could Lead To Drop In Donations

“We have estimates of anywhere from $13 to $21 billion dollars in a loss for charitable donations across the country,” said Kate Rubalcava, CEO of the Utah Nonprofits Association. “In Utah, specifically, we’re not seeing that type of projected...

Tags: Utah, Giving, Tax Reform
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Making sure immigrants are counted in the 2020 Census

But undercounts happened among young children, low-income people, the homeless, people of color, immigrants and undocumented people, said Donna Murray-Brown, president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association.

Tags: Michigan, Census
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As tax law closes charitable deduction, NJ looks to corporate citizens for help

“The charitable deduction is only available to taxpayers who itemize and because the standard deduction has been raised, fewer taxpayers will be able to take advantage of itemizing and fewer taxpayers will be able to take charitable deductions,”...

Tags: New Jersey, Tax Reform, Charitable Giving Incentives

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