Washington Snapshot

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 11:01am

Katherine La Beau

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Friday, August 8, 2014 - 4:11pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Council to Senators - Vote "Yes" on H.R. 4719; Activate in August"; Just Announced: "Activate in August" Conference Call; Urban Institute DAF Survey Results Webinar; NASCO Conference on October 6th; Rocky Mountain Tax Seminar: September 17th-19th; And more!

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:34am

In this week's Washington Snapshot: August Recess; Council August Tool Kit; Dynamic Scoring Hearing; Eric Cantor Resigns; New Bills; Social Impact Bonds Senate Bill; Regulatory Updates; And more!

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 3:54pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Just Announced: August Recess Toolkit; Recap: House Passes America Gives More Act of 2014; Next Steps on Tax Extenders; Chairman Wyden Restates Commitment to Tax Reform; NEW in Snapshot: Trending in Council Legal Affairs; The IRS Can Read Minds: “Gifts” of Real Property; PACE Report on Transparency and Accountability; Upcoming NASCO Conference; Rocky Mountain Tax Seminar

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 1:16pm

House Passes Key Charitable Bill; House Cuts IRS Budget; Council Summarizes Tax Policy Center Report; Coming Soon - Council Advocacy Toolkit; Op-ed on Immigrant Children Crisis; Social Impact Bonds in the Spotlight; Commentary Surrounding 1023-EZ Release; Upcoming NASCO Conference; Rocky Mountain Tax Seminar

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 12:00pm

In this week's Washington Snapshot: Coming Soon - Council Advocacy Toolkit; Charitable Extender Vote on House Floor; Tax Policy Center Analyzes Camp Proposal; Hill Activity Centers on Highway Trust Fund; Form 1023-EZ Goes Live; PA Nonprofits Can't Ease Local Budge Woes; Growth of Nonprofit Watchdog Groups; Giving Circles and the Community; Upcoming NASCO Conference

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:00am

In this issue of Washington Snapshot: Republican Lawmakers Slam IRS Over Lost E-mails; Education Tax Incentives Hearing; Congress Focuses on Highway Trust Fund; Nonprofit Revitalization Act Takes Effect in New York; Impact Investing Policy Report Released; IRS Form 990 Lawsuit Advances; Upcoming NASCO Conference; Council Launches Philanthropy Exchange

Friday, June 20, 2014 - 11:00am

In this issue of Washington Snapshot: Senate Tax Reform Hearings; Lost Lois Lerner E-mails; Social Impact Bond Act Introduced in House; NOTICE Act Introduced in Senate; Political Activity Rules Could be Expanded, Commissioner Says; 2013 Giving USA Numbers Released; Form 990 Data Availability; Can Philanthropy "Fix" Democracy?

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 3:22pm

In this week's issue of Washington Snapshot, you'll read about: Community Foundation Survey; Implications of Cantor Loss; Impact of McCutcheon on Grantmaking; Future Challenges and Opportunities for Community Foundations; 2014 Annual Conference - Recap!; Announcing New Board Members and Chair

Friday, June 6, 2014 - 11:00am

In this issue of Washington Snapshot: Community Foundation Survey; Council Annual Conference & Public Policy Pre-Conference; Senate Finance Hearings on Tax Reform; Donor Advised Fund Supporters Oppose Payout Proposal; Michigan Charity Gambling Regulations on Hold; More Charitable Gambling News in New Hampshire; Commentary on New 1023-EZ; Nonprofit Accredidation Standards Change