Washington Snapshot

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:30am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care debate slows other legislative action, but Congress is still ramping up for tax reform; House Appropriations Committee to consider Johnson Amendment provision in a bill markup today; Senate Finance to hold confirmation hearing for Kautter; Trending in Legal Affairs - Funding public charities that lobby when multiple funders are involved.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Hill Briefing on Charitable Giving and Tax Reform; Tax Reform Update: Brady Insists on Complete Overhaul Instead of Mere Tax Cuts; Senate Delays Health; Care Vote, Complicates Tax Reform Timeline; In the States: Lack of budgets in three states creating challenges, calls to action; Demonstrating nonprofit impact in St. Louis.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate Finance Chairman calls for input on tax reform; Health care seems to gain steam in Senate; HUD announces it will begin accepting unsolicited proposals for research; In the States - Delaware charitable deduction at risk.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 4:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: CHARITY Act is reintroduced in Senate; Tax Reform Update - Freedom Caucus weighs in on tax reform; Senate continues work on health care legislation; Deadline for addressing debt limit more fluid than previously thought; In the States - Budgets and late nights at the legislature, Massachusetts considers linking nonprofit salaries and property tax exemptions, States seeking Medicaid waivers; Giving USA 2017 report is released.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress must address a packed agenda before getting to tax reform; "Johnson Amendment" may be discussed in House hearing; DOE aims to reduce regulations following EO; President Trump unveils infrastructure plan in budget; In the States: Nonprofits ratchet up pressure to break Illinois budget impasse; Texas bans governments from seeking sermon disclosures.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Take Action - Extend the Charitable Deduction to All Americans; Tax Reform Update - Competing legislative priorities complicate tax reform prospects; State Reliance on Federal Funds; New York Revitalization Act Amendments Go into Effect.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Ways and Means holds tax reform hearing, tension builds around border adjustment idea; New research estimates sharp decrease in giving under proposed tax code changes; Trump administration releases FY 2018 budget; In the States - New York nonprofit contractors take on City Hall, Texas two-step on nonprofit independence and public disclosures.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Ways and Means Committee holds hearings, Senate gears up for tax reform; Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy named; Hearing on IRS reform scheduled for tomorrow; In the States - State budgets passing but on shaky footing; Mainers seek block grant transparency.

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 2:06pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care legislation passed the House — so what now for tax reform?; Private foundation excise tax simplification bill introduced in House; House Set to Hold Hearings on Tax Reform and IRS Reform; FBI Director, Census Director Are Out; Oklahoma Advocacy Averts a Cap on Charitable Deductions.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 4:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: BREAKING - House holding Johnson Amendment hearing today, President Trump signs EO; Tax Reform Update - White House releases tax plan, Congress continues toward health care and tax reform bills; Congress averts a government shutdown; President Trump’s first 100 days in office; Treasury, IRS release notice to submit comments on priority guidance plan; Council heads to Dallas for Annual Conference; In the States - Continuing attempts to tax tax-exempt property, Pennsylvania House promotes gender equity.