ASAE Endorses ‘Healthy Workplace’ Tax Credit

ASAE this week joined the Clean Start Coalition in urging the incoming Biden administration to support the inclusion of a “healthy workplace” tax credit in the next COVID-19 stimulus package to protect the safety of workers, customers and the public. The coalition, comprised of more than 40 diverse industry groups, delivered a letter to the… Read more »

ASAE Joins COVID Relief Now Coalition

As part of ongoing efforts to secure essential relief, ASAE recently joined the COVID Relief Now Coalition, a group of 300 major public and private-sector organizations focused on helping Congress pass pandemic relief legislation. Earlier this week, the coalition launched a new ad called “Economic Relief Can’t Wait” that urges Congress to pass another COVID… Read more »

ASAE Rallying for 501(c)(6) Aid in COVID Package

With a possible breakthrough in COVID-19 relief negotiations taking shape, ASAE has called on association leaders to write their legislators to ensure 501(c)(6) organizations are not left out of any end-of-year package. With the goal of helping secure PPP access for as many 501(c)(6) organizations as possible in any year-end COVID bill, ASAE is also… Read more »

COVID Relief Talks Gain New Life

Long-stalled negotiations on a new COVID-19 stimulus package gained new life this week as Democratic leaders rallied behind a $908 billion framework developed by a bipartisan group of senators. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) said in a joint statement yesterday that the senators’ framework outlined on Tuesday “should… Read more »

ASAE Urges SBA to Rethink Small Business Loan Questionnaires

ASAE joined a large coalition of business groups this week in calling on the Trump administration to temporarily suspend “loan necessity” questionnaires developed to scrutinize businesses that took emergency payroll loans during the pandemic. The Small Business Administration (SBA) has been circulating the new questionnaires to obtain information from businesses that took Paycheck Protection Program… Read more »