Washington Snapshot

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 3:45am

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Ways & Means Republicans to Discuss Tax Reform Details; University Endowments Targeted in New Proposal; House to Consider Spending Bill as Early as Today; Massachusetts Congressman Chosen as Ways & Means Ranking Member; FATF Reviews U.S. Framework for Anti-Laundering & Counter-Terrorism; Paid Leave on Policy Agendas; Minimum Wage Varies Widely Across the Country.

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - 3:35pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Here Comes Tax Reform!; Levin to Step Down as Ranking Member for Ways & Means; Pelosi Re-Elected as House Minority Leader; Mnuchin Tapped for Treasury Secretary; 1023 and 1023-EZ Applicants Will Now Receive Same Determination Letter; New Government Accounting Rules to Shine a Light on Corporate Tax Breaks.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 3:30pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Updates from the Council; Congressional Leadership Falling into Place; State and Local Election Results; Pennsylvania Legislator Seeks to Legislate Discredited "Overhead Ratio".

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 3:25pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: The Election Results are in... So What Does all of This Mean for Philanthropy; Voters Approve Ballot Measures on Minimum Wage, Campaign Finance; Experience in the States on Caps to Charitable Giving Incentives.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 3:29pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: The Council Speaks Out on the Value of DAFs; Representative Reichert Looking to Encourage Philanthropy; Foundation Events, Elections and Political Campaign Activity; Michigan Moves Towards Clarifying Property Tax Exemption Standards; Action in the States on Minimum Wage; Declining State Revenues Leading to Spending Cuts; and more!

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:51pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Update on Republican Blueprint for Tax Reform; Council Submits Letter to Treasury on Forthcoming DAF Regulations; HUD Proposes New Elevation Requirements in Flood Prone Communities; New Updates on China's Overseas NGO Law and Conference Call This Week; Halloween Edition: Exorcising Expenditure Responsibility; New Report Examines Charitable Deduction for Non-itemizers; and more!

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 3:41pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Dynamic Scoring Released for Clinton, Trump Tax Plans; Treasury Department Eases Restrictions on Grantmaking to Cuba; HUD Lifts Up Philanthropic, International Partnerships; Princeton Settles Property Tax Challenge, Legislation Continues; Proposed Changes from the Clinton Foundation; Nonprofits Need Representation; and more!

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 3:19pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: President Obama Highlights First Department of Education Pay-for-Success Projects; State Ballot Measures 2016; Casey Family Program Provides Update on Federal Child Welfare Policy; and more!

Friday, October 7, 2016 - 3:34pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Bill to Delay Overtime Regulations Passes the House; Bill Introduced to Remove Restrictions on Nonprofits Political Speech; Tax Exempt & Government Entities Division Releases 2017 Work Plan; New Jersey Bill Seeks to Protect Property Tax Exemptions from Third-Party Challenges; and more!

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 2:00pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Congress Passes Bill to Fund Government Through Early December; Bill Introduced in House to Delay Implementation of the DOL Overtime Rules; Policy Preview: Opportunities in Child Welfare; Self-Dealing & Family Foundations: What If the Brady Bunch had a Foundation?; Minnesota Tax Decision Leading to Changes at the Local Level; and more!