Washington Snapshot

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

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.