Washington Snapshot

Thursday, August 2, 2018 - 11:55am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Johnson Amendment Attack Reiterated by Sen. Lankford; Bills to Repeal UBIT Changes Introduced in Senate; Bill to Reinstate Schedule B Requirements for All Nonprofits Introduced in Senate; Senate Finance Votes to Advance Treasury/IRS Nominations; Appropriations Continue Moving Swiftly, Although Roadblock Looms in the Distance; IRS Releases Final Regulations on Charitable Contribution Substantiation; In the States: Boston Continues Targeting Nonprofit Property Tax Exemption.

Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 12:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Bill to Expand Foundation Scholarship Programs Introduced in House; Ways and Means Unveils Tax Reform 2.0 Summary; Senate Finance to Hold Hearing for Treasury/IRS Nominees; Senate Seeks to Avoid Shutdown Threats by Bundling Spending Bills; Primary Runoff Election Held in Georgia; and Kentucky Lawmakers Look to Modernize Laws for Nonprofits, Texas Attorney General at Odds with Localities Over Sick Leave, New York City Comptroller Calls for Prompt Contracting Reforms.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Senators, Worried About a Decline in Charitable Giving, Request Information from Treasury; House to Vote on Appropriations “Minibus” with Johnson Amendment Rider; Treasury Rolls-Back Donor Disclosure Requirements, Wyden Disapproves; Tax Cuts 2.0 Update; 2018 HUD Award Winners Honored; White House Legislative Affairs Director Moving On; Primary Runoff Election Held in Alabama; and Four-State SALT Lawsuit, States Consider Expanding Overtime.

Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 11:30am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Council Sends Letter to the Hill on UBIT Concerns; Rettig Comments on Johnson Amendment, SALT Workarounds in Senate Finance Hearing; President Trump Nominates Judge Kavanaugh to Replace Justice Kennedy; Council and FEMA Announce New Partnership to Assist in Disaster Coordination; New W-4 Form Receiving Pushback; In the States: Localities Increasingly Deny Property Tax Exemption, States Preparing for the 2020 Census.

Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 10:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot Justice Kennedy Announces Retirement; Rettig Hearing; House Leaders Willing to Discuss UBIT Issues for Tax Reform 2.0, Says Brady; President Trump Unveils Proposal to Reorganize the Federal Government; Treasury Releases Complete List of Opportunity Zones; Treasury targets SALT workarounds; Spotlight is on New York Following Major Upset in Democratic Primaries; Massachusetts Meets in the Middle on Ballot Measures, New Jersey Mandatory Online Registration.

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot New Study Estimates $17 Billion Drop in Charitable Giving for 2018; Tax Cuts 2.0?; New UBIT Rules for Nonprofits Might be Delayed; Wyden Calls for Investigation in Misuse of Charitable Organizations; 2020 Census Public Comment Opportunity; Marc Short Leaving White House; In the States: New York Senate and Assembly Vote to Protect Nonprofit Transportation Benefits, Reprieve for Vermont Charitable Deduction, and Kentucky Taxing More Tax Exempts.

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 3:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot House Appropriations Committee Advances Measure to Weaken Johnson Amendment; New Analysis of the REDUCE Act; Trump Administration to Release Plan for Reorganizing Executive Branch; Primary Elections Held in ME, NV, ND, SC, and VA; In the State: Blue States Continue to Push SALT Workarounds, North Carolina Removing a New Tax on Tax-Exempts, and Non-Itemizer Charitable Deduction Proposed in New Jersey.

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