Congress Makes Charitable Giving Incentives Permanent

Congress Makes Charitable Giving Incentives Permanent

Leaders in Congress have reached agreement on an historic bipartisan agreement on a tax bill that will have real impact on the work of charitable nonprofits.  The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 or PATH Act, which was part of the omnibus budget (HR 2029), permanently extends three charitable giving incentives:

Comments on IRS Proposed Rules on Political Activity by 501(c)(4) Organizations

The Center has submitted comments asking the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department to develop rules that will preserve the rights of 501(c)(3) nonprofits to engage in nonpartisan civic engagement.  The Center’s comments are in response to proposed regulations on political activity by 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations.  The confusing language of the proposal would likely discourage foundations from supporting advocacy an

State Budget 2016


On May 19, the House of Representatives gave final approval to its version of the state budget (H.B. 1030) for FY 2016-17. Overall, the House budget, which passed with a 103-12 vote, would maintain or increase most state funding for nonprofits. Some highlights for nonprofits include: