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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.

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with House Finance Chair, Representative Mary Jane Wallner, on March 18, as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.

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.

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with House Speaker Steve Shurtleff on February 5 as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.

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. 

NH Center for Nonprofits CEO Kathleen Reardon took part in a roundtable Friday, January 18 with Congressman Chris Pappas and other nonprofit leaders to discuss the impact of the shutdown on the sector in NH.

Nonprofit leaders gathered for a discussion with Senate President Donna Soucy and Senate Majority Leader Dan Feltes on January 7 as part of the Nonprofit Capitol Exchange series.

Nonprofit leaders gathered for the Center’s annual Nonprofit Policy Caucus on December 11, 2018. They were joined by panelists Dean Spiliotes of Southern New Hampshire University, Anna Brown of Citizens Count, and Scott Spradling of The Spradling Group, as well as members of the NH Center for Nonprofits Policy & Leadership Workgroup. 

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