PATH + IRA Rollover Expansion & Simplification of Private Foundation Excise Tax

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Check the website for your Senators to see if they have a Facebook page. If they do, post the following in a comment on their page:

On behalf of [YOUR ORGANIZATION], I urge you to support the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015. I also urge you strengthen philanthropy by expanding the IRA rollover to allow gifts to donor advised funds, and simplifying the private foundation excise tax.


Only have 30 seconds? Click the embedded tweets below to retweet these messages to key Senators.

Have a couple minutes more? Send the sample tweet below to your Senators:

  • .@______ Support the #PathAct, Expand IRA to DAFs, Simplify Excise Tax on Private Foundations #Act4Good #COFpolicy
  • .@______ Support the #PathAct and the expand IRA Rollover to DAFs today #Act4Good #COFpolicy
  • .@______ Show your support for philanthropy: take action on charitable tax extenders now! #Act4Good #COFpolicy
  • .@______ join @COF_, @IndSector, & @ACReform – support charitable giving & #Act4Good #COFpolicy
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Have a few more minutes? Click the links below to send an email to the offices of:

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If you are not able to find the phone number for your Senators in the link for contact information above, you can also call the Capitol switchboard (202-224-3121) and ask them to be connected with your Senators’ offices.

Be sure to tell them:

  • Your name, the name of your organization, and where you’re located;
  • “I am calling to urge [Senator] to support:
  • Support the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015;
  • Expanding the IRA Charitable Rollover to allow gifts to donor advised funds;
  • Simplifying the private foundation excise tax to a flat 1%.”