House Ways & Means Committee

Washington Snapshot - July 25, 2014

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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

House Ways and Means Committee Passes Key Measures in Support of Philanthropy

Today, the House Ways and Means Committee met to markup several important bills focused on the charitable sector. One bill would make the charitable “tax extenders”—including the IRA charitable rollover—permanent law. Another would simplify the private foundation excise tax on investment income to a single rate of 1%. The Council has already expressed support for both of these measures. All five bills were passed out of the Committee and will now face a full House of Representatives vote.

Washington Snapshot - September 12, 2013

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In this Issue: Members Return to Washington; Tax Reform Conversations in Committee; Senate and House Floor Prepare for Budget and Debt Ceiling Debates; Thanks to the Tax Reform Tour, Tax Reform Did Garner Some Headlines this Week; Ways and Means Hearing on the IRS Exempt Organizations Division Planned for Next Week; Articles, Op-Eds, and Blogs Hightlight Support for the Charitable Deduction; Other Opinion Pieces; Interesting Articles; Council on Foundations Fall Conference for Community Foundations; Tuesday, September 24 (10:30am - 12:00pm) The Power of Advocacy and the Opportunity for Community Foundations; Tuesday, September 24 (1:00pm - 2:30pm) State of the States: Connecting with Lawmakers & Regulators for Policy Advocacy

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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 A
Today, the House Ways and Means Committee met to markup several important bills focused on the charitable sector. One bill would make the charitable “tax extenders”—including the IRA charitable rollover—permanent law.
In this issue: Council Submits Extenders Testimony, IRS Releases Proposed Form 1023-EZ, Georgetown Exempt Organizations Law Program, Philanthropy News and Op-Eds
In this week's Washington Snapshot, you'll find: IRA Charitable Rollover Included in Senate Extenders Bill; Foundations and Regionals Push for IRA Rollover Expansion; IRS Alters Interpretation of What's Allowed Annually for IRA Rollovers; C
In this issue: Council Releases Summary of Camp Bill, Federal Tax Policy News, Treasury Solicits Input on 2014-15 Priority Guidance Plan, IRS TE/GE Reorganization, Other Happenings on the Hill, State Issues
In this issue: Chairman Camp Releases Tax Reform Proposal, Philanthropy Week Update, Council Submits Comments on Proposed 501(c)(4) Regulations, President highlights foundations' investments in My Brother's Keeper initiative announcement, and St
In this issue: Washington Update Webinar on February 19; Baucus Confirmed as Ambassador to China; Ways and Means hearing focuses on proposed 501(c)(4) rules; Rep.
In this issue: Philanthropy Week in Washington; Tax Policy Happenings; Omnibus Spending Bill
In this Issue: Members Return to Washington; Tax Reform Conversations in Committee; Senate and House Floor Prepare for Budget and Debt Ceiling Debates; Thanks to the Tax Reform Tour, Tax Reform Did Garner Some Headlines this Week; Ways and Means Hearing o

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