The Council on Foundations and the National Council of Nonprofits stand united in opposing H.R. 1, the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, because of significant changes to proven tax policies that have served the American people well.
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.
On November 8, 2017, the Council on Foundations released the following statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill
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.
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.
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.
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.
On October 11, 2017, the Council on Foundations released a statement from President and CEO Vikki Spruill.
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.