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Labor Department Issues Final Overtime Rule

Posted on: October 8, 2019

Number of US taxpayers claiming charitable deduction shows significant drop

Posted on: July 19, 2019

Voices from the Field: What the US Supreme Court’s Census Decision Means for Nonprofits

Last week, the US Supreme Court decided the contentious case about whether the Commerce Secretary can add a citizenship question to the 2020 census form. Tim Delaney, President & CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, shares his insights on the decision and translates what it means for nonprofits. Full article is available on Nonprofit Quarterly here.   
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Impact of Five Charitable Giving Policy Proposals

Independent Sector has released an analysis of the potential impact of five distinct federal policy ideas meant to increase charitable giving. 
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Nonprofit Tax Day

Many tax-exempts will be paying taxes for the very first time this year because of provisions in the 2017 federal tax law. That law imposes tax liabilities on charities, houses of worship, and other nonprofits to generate new revenue and offset tax cuts for for-profit corporations and individuals. In this article, David L Thompson of the National Council of Nonprofits outlines notable new taxes and what groups are saying about them.
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Tax Reform Impact on Nonprofits

Posted on: April 18, 2019

Overtime Rule

Posted on: March 25, 2019

Federal Grant System Activates Process Improvements

The federal government recently activated its online System for Award Management (SAM), implementing a new process for grant applicants designed to reduce duplicative grant compliance efforts. SAM includes a centralized repository where nonprofits can submit common certifications once during the SAM registration or renewal process in lieu of providing them with each grant application.
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Parking Tax

Last month, the IRS published preliminary guidance (Notice 2018-99) on the new unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on parking and transportation. The notice recommends that nonprofits use a four-step calculation to determine their taxes on parking spaces they own or lease. 
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Mulling the Effects of a Minimum Wage on Nonprofits

Rick Cohen of Nonprofit Quarterly looks at how California foundations and nonprofits are reacting to the ongoing debate about raising the minimum wage.
Posted on: September 25, 2015


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