Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 3:14pm
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Debate continues as charitable issues receive increasing attention; Bill seeks to extend charitable contribution carryover for public utilities; President signs EO to "buy and hire American"; In the States - Constitutional property tax exemption at risk in Louisiana; New Mexico donor disclosure bill vetoed.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 3:51pm
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress may be in recess this week, but tax reform is still the talk of the town; Congress Adjourns for Recess Without Clear Strategy on Spending Legislation; Gorsuch Swearing In Returns SCOTUS to Full Capacity; White House Lifts Hiring Freeze, but Still Looks to Scale Back Agencies; In the States - Reining in Red Tape.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress and the administration have yet to reach consensus on an approach to tax reform; Government funding is set to expire at the end of this month; Private foundations and the charitable deduction—yes, you may lobby; In the States - Congressional action, inaction affecting state policy agendas.
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 1:00pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: What’s next for tax reform now following the ACA mishap; Congress aims to avoid government shutdown; Administration weighs in as Congress gears up for a spending bill; In the States: Property Tax Fights Continue in the Courts and Legislatures.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:45pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Philanthropic and charitable leaders join the Philanthropy Caucus for a reception; Tax Reform Update: House expected to vote on repealing the ACA today, tax reform hangs in the balance; Gift substantiation bill reintroduced in the Senate; Council, National Council of Nonprofits presidents pen op-ed on nonpartisanship; Human Rights Commission Holds Hearing on Threats to Global Civil Society;Confirmation Hearings for President’s Supreme Court Pick Begin; In the States: New York Donor Disclosure Law Challenged, Property Tax Exemption in the Courts.
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Meet our team; Tax Reform Update - ACA repeal faces obstacle following the release of a CBO report; East coast snow storm prompts a bipartisan road trip from Texas to D.C.; The President’s budget is released; President Trump issues new executive order; In the States - More states consider minimum wage hikes, when good tax checkoffs get a bad rap; Opinion - How Congress can spur giving.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Council and other foundation leaders meet with Members of Congress; Tax Reform Update - Bill to repeal ACA is introduced, tax reform to follow; The Council files amicus briefs in recent legal cases; In the States - California Speaker establishes select committee on the nonprofit sector
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 9:54am
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: President Trump addresses Congress, Secretary Mnuchin speaks on tax reform, Chairman Brady vows to repeal the Johnson Amendment, and the Council and colleagues speak out in defense of nonpartisanship; Legislation to invest in “opportunity zones” introduced in House and Senate; Ben Carson is confirmed as Housing and Urban Development Secretary; President Trump orders agencies to focus on regulatory reform; White House budget aims to increase defense spending, cut domestic programs; In the States: States reconsider property tax exemptions; Immigration focus leads to employment status legislation in the states
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - House Republicans face growing opposition to border adjustability; Charitable Giving Coalition Spends Day Fighting for the Charitable Deduction on Capitol Hill; IRS makes 1023-EZ data available online; In the States - State budgets (in brief), and States consider contracting reform commissions.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 4:00pm
In this Week’s Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Mnuchin confirmed as Treasury Secretary, Bishop names to Ways & Means, Trump Administration working on a tax overhaul plan, Congress aims to keep tax reform train on track; IRS seeks to understand how the regulatory ban will impact its work; Council Hosts Collaborative Meeting with Federal Agencies and Philanthropic Stakeholders; U.S. nonprofits working abroad face financial difficulties, according to a new study; In the States: Action Heats Up on Foundation, Nonprofit Property Tax Legislation; States Consider Expanding Giving Incentives