Washington Snapshot

Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 1:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Talk of New Tax Cuts Comes as a Surprise to Many; Opportunity Zones Regulations Released by Treasury; President Appoints New White House Counsel After McGahn Resigns; State Ballots: More than Electing Leaders and Legislators.

Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 11:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Potential Tax Policy Action During Lame-Duck Session?; Tester, Wyden Still Fighting to Overturn Schedule B Decision; High-Profile Debates in Texas and Ohio, and Election Registration Controversy in Georgia; 2018 Ballot Measures on the Nonprofit Radar.

Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: “Impending Shake-Up on Ways and Means Committee; Senate Turns to Other Business Now that Kavanaugh is Confirmed; TIGTA Releases Audit of Impermissible Political Activity by 501(c)(4) Organizations; Groups Seek to Preserve State Tax Credits as Charitable Deductions; States Adjust Income Taxes in Light of Federal Tax Law Changes.

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: “Tax Cuts 2.0” Passes House, Expected to Stall in Senate; Government Shutdown Averted, December Vote Looms; Tax Writers Remain Hopeful That IRS Reform Will Happen Before Year’s End; Rettig Officially Sworn In to Become IRS Commissioner; Sen. Scott Sends Letter to Treasury About Opportunity Zones; Single Portal Filing Debuts as “Soft Launch” in Two States; Nonprofit and Foundation Tax Exemptions Remain in Flux.

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 11:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: House to Vote on Tax Cuts 2.0; Senators Pushing for a Vote on IRS Donor Disclosure; Rettig Swearing-In Expected for Next Week; States Acting Quickly in Aftermath of Hurricane Florence.

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: We Need Your Input on UBIT; Appropriations Update; Rettig Takes Over as New IRS Commissioner; 2018 Elections: Attorneys General; 2018 Ballot Measures of Interest.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 12:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Cuts 2.0 Plan is Unveiled; Rettig Expected to Be Confirmed Amid Other Pending Priorities ; Primary Elections Held in New Hampshire; State Tax Revenues Vary Due to Federal Tax Law Changes.

Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: An Update on Tax Reform 2.0; Kyl to Fill Vacant Arizona Senate Seat Left by McCain; Rocky start for Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Hearings; Federal Reserve Board Releases New Publication; Primary Upset in Massachusetts; SALT Workaround Proposed Regulations Cause Surprise, Concern; How Will Foundations and Nonprofits Fare After Wayfair?

Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 1:00pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Senator John McCain Leaves Behind a Legacy; Senate Passes Spending Bill Package; Treasury Proposes Rules on State-Level SALT Workarounds; Primary Elections Held in Arizona and Florida; States Respond to Work Requirements Differently; Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOTs): Faulty Data Lead to Faulty Allegations.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 12:15pm

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.