The North Carolina Center for Nonprofits invited every candidate running for statewide office in the 2018 November election to share their insights on questions of interest to nonprofits across the state. Here are their responses.
The Center has submitted comments to the U.S. Census Bureau asking for the removal of the citizenship question.
This fall, North Carolina voters will have the opportunity to decide whether six amendments will be made to the North Carolina Constitution. Voters will be asked to decide on constitutional amendments that would:
- Reduce the maximum state income tax rate from 10% to 7%;
The Center recently visited Washington, DC to advocate with our members of Congress on nonprofit issues. These include:
1. Protecting nonprofit nonpartisanship.
3. Universal charitable deduction.
4. 2020 U.S.Census
5. Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
As part of the 2018-19 stata budget (S.99), legislators included earmarked appropriationsof one-time funding to 148 nonprofits in key legislative districts. These appropriations total nearly $22 million dollars.The Center has compiled a list of these earmarks.
Nonprofit Town Halls will include briefings on nonprofit sector public policy issues (including some of the key issues on the Center's 2018 public policy agenda for NC's nonprofit sector) and trends in North Carolina's nonprofit sector.
The Center has submitted comments requesting that the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service delay implementation of the changes to unrelated business income tax from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.