Washington Snapshot

Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Senate Finance Committee Hearing Set to Consider Tax Court Nominees; Sen. Johnson Calls on IRS to Eliminate Schedule B; Start Now Helping Your Community Prepare for the 2018 Hurricane Season; and Primaries in CA, IA, and MT Highlight Busy Primary Day Across the Country.

Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Bill Targeting University Endowments and Contributions Introduced; Charitable Giving Discussed at Senate Hearing; Attacks Against Johnson Amendment Continue; Ways and Means Announces Subcommittee Updates; IRS Provides Guidance for Grantmakers and Donors; Treasury and IRS to Propose New Regulations on SALT Workarounds; Senate Continues Review of President Trump’s IRS Nominee; Election Roundup; and, In the States: Mandatory Volunteerism State Expansion Update

Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Bill to Increase Charitable Giving Introduced in House; IRS Funding to be Considered by Senate Committee; Ways and Means Holds Hearing on Tax Reform's Impact (So Far); Council Urges Treasury to Delay New UBIT Provisions; In the States: States Respond to Federal Tax Reform Revenue Windfalls, States Work to Limit the UBIT Damage, States Act to Secure Complete Census Count

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House Committee Sets Series of Tax Reform Hearings; White House Sends Rescissions Proposal to Congress; IRS Debuts New EO Search Tool; Form 990s for Calendar-Year Organizations Due Soon; and, In the States: Vermont Considers Repeal of Charitable Deduction; Municipal Tax Assessor Targets Nonprofit Property Exemption

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 11:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Another House Ways & Means Member Departs Congress; Bill Introduced to Increase Charitable Driver Mileage Rate; Treasury Solicits Input for Priority; Guidance Amid Rollout of Tax Reform Regulations; and, In the States: Pay Equity, Employment Law Changes Advance in the States; California Considers Crowdfunding Legislation

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 10:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: JCT Releases New Estimates in Advance of Senate Finance Hearing; Council Call Highlights Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; Council Raises Concerns About FARA; and, In the States: Kentucky Preserves Charitable Incentive in Tax Reform, Maryland Passes Law Mirroring the Federal Uniform Guidance Requirement to Pay Indirect Costs

Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Council Hosts Inaugural Public Policy Summit in Philadelphia; Disagreement Over Rescissions Bill Persists in Congress; Package of Bills to Reform IRS Advances Out of Committee; Treasury Announces First Wave of “Opportunity Zones;" Agreement Reached Between Treasury, OMB on Implementation of Tax Law Regulations; and, In the States: Interest Grows for Medicaid Work and Volunteering Eligibility Mandates, Making Sure Donations Don’t Determine Domicile

Thursday, April 5, 2018 - 10:15am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: President, Congressional Leaders Eye Spending Reductions; Trump to Nominate Muzinich for Deputy Treasury Secretary; Updates to IRS Publication 526 Regarding Giving for Natural Disasters; and, In the States: SALT Workaround Enacted in New York, Oklahoma Preserves Charitable Giving Incentive

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Omnibus Signed into Law, Averting Another Shutdown; House Continues Push for IRS Reform; Guidance Forthcoming on New UBIT Laws; and, In the States: Interest Grows for Medicaid Work and Volunteering Eligibility Mandates, Making Sure Donations Don’t Determine Domicile

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Congress Set to Vote on Omnibus Ahead of Friday Deadline; A Recap of Foundations on the Hill 2018; President Trump Shakes-Up Administration; FEMA Announces Webinars to Discuss Strategic Plan; and, In the States: Expanding Minnesota Non-Itemizer Deductions, Donor Disclosures in the Legislatures