Washington Snapshot

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

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