Washington Snapshot

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 10:35am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Republican leaders unveil tax reform framework; Obamacare repeal bill pulled once again; HUD releases new strategic plan; In the States: State budgets remain in gridlock, Nonprofit responses differ on city demands for payments in lieu of taxes.

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Budget agreement is first concrete step toward achieving tax reform; In the States - Financial shortfalls hamper states' budget negotiations.

Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Congress Ramps Up Tax Reform Efforts; Treasury Names New Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Tax Affairs; In the States - Nonprofits Balk at Making "Voluntary" PILOT Payments to Boston.

Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 4:03pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Tax reform faces competing legislative priorities; Move to weaken the Johnson Amendment advances in the House, NASCO speaks out; Kautter confirmed for key Treasury position; IRS takes steps to encourage charitable giving in the wake of Hurricane Harvey; In the States - Government-Nonprofit grants reform update; TABOR turns 25.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Attention shifts from health care to tax reform; Mnuchin pushes for “clean” raise to debt ceiling; Wray confirmed as FBI Director; In the States: Challenges to Property Tax Exemptions.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 1:57pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate begins debate on health care, tax reform continues moving forward; Update on Treasury personnel; President Trump issues EO for Commerce Department; In the States - State budgets remain in flux, NYC arts funding plan to promote diversity; Johnson Amendment is subject of blog post.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Council submits tax reform comments to Senate Finance Committee; Tax Reform Update: House committee approves budget, takes first legislative step towards tax reform; Senate Finance Committee to consider Mr. Kautter’s nomination today; In the States: Michigan court clarifies property tax exemption; California nonprofits object to burdensome contracting legislation.

Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 11:30am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Health care debate slows other legislative action, but Congress is still ramping up for tax reform; House Appropriations Committee to consider Johnson Amendment provision in a bill markup today; Senate Finance to hold confirmation hearing for Kautter; Trending in Legal Affairs - Funding public charities that lobby when multiple funders are involved.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 3:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Hill Briefing on Charitable Giving and Tax Reform; Tax Reform Update: Brady Insists on Complete Overhaul Instead of Mere Tax Cuts; Senate Delays Health; Care Vote, Complicates Tax Reform Timeline; In the States: Lack of budgets in three states creating challenges, calls to action; Demonstrating nonprofit impact in St. Louis.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 4:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update - Senate Finance Chairman calls for input on tax reform; Health care seems to gain steam in Senate; HUD announces it will begin accepting unsolicited proposals for research; In the States - Delaware charitable deduction at risk.