Washington Snapshot

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.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 11:00am

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Senate to vote on legislation that would lay the path for tax reform, Repealing the Johnson Amendment Remains a Target, A reflection on executive and regulatory activity in the Trump Administration, In the States: Elected official fundraising for nonprofits under review in the states.

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 3:08pm

In this week's edition of Snapshot: Non-itemizers charitable deduction bill introduced in the House, Congress makes progress on key budget milestones for passing tax reform, Top Ways & Means member raises UBIT at tax reform event, Democrats urge colleagues to maintain the Johnson Amendment, President Trump says he won’t fill many vacant appointment positions in agencies, and In the States: Learning from the states about tax reform.

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 2:30pm

In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Tax Reform Update: Budget Consideration Maintains Tax Reform Momentum; HHS Secretary Price Resigns; IRS Changes 1023-EZ Form; and In the States: Oregon Supreme Court Upholds Portland Arts Tax.