On February 14, 2022, a broad coalition of national nonprofits sent a letter to President Biden and congressional leaders calling for “urgently needed pandemic and workforce shortage relief that will enable charitable organizations to fulfill their roles in our nation’s relief, recovery, and rebuilding.” The letter identifies nonprofit-specific policy solutions that would address three major challenges facing nonprofits:
Congress Repeals Tax on Nonprofit Transportation Benefits
On June 5, the Center met with staff for Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) and several other members of Congress from North Carolina and then submitted suggestions for four ways that Congress can provide tax assistance to help tax-exempt nonprofits more efficiently and effectively provide relief and recovery services after natural disasters.
On May 21, 2019, the Center submitted comments to the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on its proposed rules that would increase the salary threshold for exemption for overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act from $23,660 per year to more than $35,000 per year. The Center's comment recommended that DOL:
On February 21, 2019, the Center submitted comments to the IRS in response to the preliminary guidance issues on the applicability of unrelated business income tax (UBIT) to nonprofit parking and transportation expenses under Section 512(a)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Another Federal Government Shutdown Is Looming
Take Six Minutes to Protect the Public and Build Stronger Nonprofits
The 35-day partial shutdown of the federal government caused widespread disruptions in the lives of millions of people. Fortunately, our nonprofits were there to address problems, maintain well-being, and help communities. However, we also understand that the effects of the shutdown will be with us for some time, and many people and organizations will not recover soon.
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
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.