Washington Snapshot

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Ways and Means Committee Adopts FY 2019 Budget Views and Estimates Letter; Senior Treasury Official Leaves Agency Amid Tax Reform Implementation; and, In the States: SALT Workaround Bills Advance

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:40am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: JCT Estimates Number of Itemizers Under New Tax Law; IRS Issues Guidelines on New Opportunity Zones; FEMA Seeks Youths; Commerce Releases New Strategic Plan; and In the States: SALT Workaround Bills Advance

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Brief Government Shutdown Ended with Passage of Budget Deal; Trump Administration Releases 2018-19 Budget; Repeal of Johnson Amendment Raised at; National Prayer Breakfast; President Trump Officially Nominates New IRS Head; FEMA Requests Comments on Natural Hazard Mitigation Strategy; and In the States: Estate Taxes on Legislative Agendas, and Maine Governor Issues Renewed Assaults on Nonprofits, Foundations

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:10am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Hill Leaders Reach Agreement on Long-Term Budget Deal, Immigration Issue Remains Unsolved; Pay-for-Success Measure Passes with CR in the House; Senate Committee to Hold Hearings on Tax Reform Implementation; Treasury, IRS Release Updated Priority Guidance for 2017-18; and In the States: Property Tax Measures Place Pressures on Nonprofits, Medicaid Work Requirements Challenged in Court

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 1:10pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot:President Delivers First SOTU, Congress Reacts; Mnuchin Urges Action on Debt Limit as Congress Seeks to Prevent Another Shutdown Next Week; Tax-Writers in House Continue Work Post-Tax Reform; HUD and COF Launch Exchange Highlighting Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; USDA Announces 2018 Legislative Principles; and In the States: Colorado Considers Expanding Endowments

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 4:10pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: After three-day shutdown, government reopens; Congress continues to grapple with immigration; Chuck Rettig tapped to be new IRS Commissioner; Senate confirms Jerome Powell as new Federal Reserve Chair; In the States: States consider Medicaid work requirement

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: With no agreement on DACA, Congress pursues another short-term funding deal to avoid a government shutdown; Senate races with potential Finance Committee implications; Administration continues push to expand broadband access; House committee marks up bill impacting the Foreign Agent Registration Act; and, In the States: State of the States Addresses 2018

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