Washington Snapshot

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 2:25pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Democrats Throw Cold Water on Immediate Fixes to Tax Reform; Tax-Writing Committees Add New Members, New Budget Chair Announced; The Intersection of SALT and Charitable Contributions; Immigration Agreement Could Unlock Funding Compromise; IRS Estimates What it Will Take to Implement Tax Changes; Administration Seeks to Expand Broadband in Rural America; and In the States: States Responding to New Federal Limit on State, Local Tax Deductions; Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform Update

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 1:25pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax legislation takes effect; Senate Finance Committee Chairman to retire; Deadline to pass FY18 spending measure looms; Two new U.S. senators sworn in; In the States: State legislatures convene to confront uncertainty caused by the federal tax bill.

Thursday, December 21, 2017 - 1:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax reform goes to President Trump’s desk for signature; Congress is up against a tight deadline on government funding agreement; In the States: Federal tax bill affects state estate taxes

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 4:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Conference Committee Commences as GOP Leaders Announce a Deal; Congress Avoids Shutdown, Stalls Shutdown Decision; IRS to Pursue Changes to; 1023-EZ in 2018; Clarification on IRS Notice 2017-73; and, In the States: Governors and Lawmakers Prepare for Budget Deficits

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 12:50pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Bill Proceeds to Conference Committee; Congress Faces Deadline to Avoid a Government Shutdown; IRS Requests Comments for Certain Situations Involving DAFs; In the States: Governors, Legislatures Struggle to Close Budget Gaps, Illinois Improves Government-Nonprofit Contracting Rules

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 1:50pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax reform: The Senate begins debate on tax reform, advancing tax reform ever closer to the President’s desk; In the States: Michigan nonprofits and philanthropic groups promote Census 2020, a year in review of the charitable deduction challenges and expansion, and Kansas state lawmakers honored for their work on tax policy.

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax reform: House passes tax reform package, Senate continues committee markup, IRS notices rule for charitable giving for wildfire damages, The Cuts are Coming, Montana Continues its Strict Campaign Finance Tradition

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 12:25pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House marks up tax reform bill; Action in the Senate imminent; New Report Details Recommendations for Combatting the Opioid Crisis; In the States: Election Day 2017 results, and New Mexico alleges solicitation violations on behalf of nonprofits.

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 5:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House GOP Leaders Release Tax Reform Bill; Treasury Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy Named Acting Commissioner of IRS; Congress Must Raise Debt Limit by January 2018; In the States: Locals Focus on Supporting Community Nonprofits and Volunteers, North Carolina Considers Two-Year Judicial Terms.

Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: House votes on key measure to advance tax reform; tax bill expected next week, IRS releases 2017-2018 Priority Guidance, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.