Public Policy Blog

Tax Policy Changes Could Protect and Enhance Charitable Giving

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

If you haven’t yet filed your 2018 federal income taxes, there is a good chance you have a folder at home with records of the charitable contributions you made last year. There is an equally good chance you will never actually use these records when you file your taxes. The tax change at the root of this phenomenon is causing significant concern for nonprofits across North Carolina.

Four Major Policy Issues for NC Nonprofits in 2019

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

When the N.C. General Assembly prepares to begin its 2019 session on January 30, legislators will almost certainly consider a wide range of policy proposals affecting the nonprofit sector. Here are the Center's predictions for four major state policy issues that will affect North Carolina's nonprofit setor this year.

How New Tax Laws Affect Nonprofits

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

On December 22, 2017, President Donald Trump signed into law a tax reform plan (H.R. 1) that cuts individual and corporate income tax rates and makes a variety of other changes to the Internal Revenue Code. Several parts of the tax plan affect the work of nonprofits.

Tax Reform Implications for Nonprofits

David Heinen, Vice President for Public Policy and Advocacy, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

November 16, 2017

This fall, Congress is in the process of rewriting the Internal Revenue Code with the dual goals of lowering individual and corporate income tax rates and simplifying our nation’s tax laws. This tax overhaul has major implications for 501(c)(3) nonprofits.