In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Brief Government Shutdown Ended with Passage of Budget Deal; Trump Administration Releases 2018-19 Budget; Repeal of Johnson Amendment Raised at; National Prayer Breakfast; President Trump Officially Nominates New IRS Head; FEMA Requests Comments on Natural Hazard Mitigation Strategy; and In the States: Estate Taxes on Legislative Agendas, and Maine Governor Issues Renewed Assaults on Nonprofits, Foundations
Nonprofit and philanthropic leaders renewed their call for preserving the Johnson Amendment, the longstanding law that protects their organizations from the divisiveness of partisan politics. The call comes as House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) used the National Prayer Breakfast to express support for repealing this important protection.
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Hill Leaders Reach Agreement on Long-Term Budget Deal, Immigration Issue Remains Unsolved; Pay-for-Success Measure Passes with CR in the House; Senate Committee to Hold Hearings on Tax Reform Implementation; Treasury, IRS Release Updated Priority Guidance for 2017-18; and In the States: Property Tax Measures Place Pressures on Nonprofits, Medicaid Work Requirements Challenged in Court
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot:President Delivers First SOTU, Congress Reacts; Mnuchin Urges Action on Debt Limit as Congress Seeks to Prevent Another Shutdown Next Week; Tax-Writers in House Continue Work Post-Tax Reform; HUD and COF Launch Exchange Highlighting Public-Philanthropic Partnerships; USDA Announces 2018 Legislative Principles; and In the States: Colorado Considers Expanding Endowments
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: After three-day shutdown, government reopens; Congress continues to grapple with immigration; Chuck Rettig tapped to be new IRS Commissioner; Senate confirms Jerome Powell as new Federal Reserve Chair; In the States: States consider Medicaid work requirement
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: With no agreement on DACA, Congress pursues another short-term funding deal to avoid a government shutdown; Senate races with potential Finance Committee implications; Administration continues push to expand broadband access; House committee marks up bill impacting the Foreign Agent Registration Act; and, In the States: State of the States Addresses 2018
In This Week's Edition of Snapshot: Democrats Throw Cold Water on Immediate Fixes to Tax Reform; Tax-Writing Committees Add New Members, New Budget Chair Announced; The Intersection of SALT and Charitable Contributions; Immigration Agreement Could Unlock Funding Compromise; IRS Estimates What it Will Take to Implement Tax Changes; Administration Seeks to Expand Broadband in Rural America; and In the States: States Responding to New Federal Limit on State, Local Tax Deductions; Government-Nonprofit Contracting Reform Update
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.
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
The tax bill has passed and many in the sector are wondering what it will mean for our work, and what comes next in our advocacy. Join us for a detailed look at the tax bill and a discussion on the legislative provisions that will impact philanthropy and charities. We also discuss next steps for raising our sectors priorities in the government relations arena.