PA Legislation Threatens Private Certification

ASAE is very concerned that Pennsylvania House Bill (HB) 811 could inappropriately interfere with the right of many private credentialing organizations to adopt and enforce their own ethics codes and procedures. To write to the bill sponsor or the chair of the committee of jurisdiction, please find contact information below. For sample language view ASAE’s letter to… Read more »

ASAE Urges Congress to Repeal Benefits Tax

ASAE is urging associations to sign on to a letter asking Congress to repeal the unrelated business income tax on certain employee benefits provided by associations and other tax-exempt organizations. The tax on nonprofit fringe benefits, such as parking and mass transit assistance, was implemented as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…. Read more »

Facebook Live Session on Power of A Awards: March 27

Have you ever wanted to enter ASAE’s Power of A Awards but been unsure how to do so? Join us on Facebook Live March 27th at 3:00PM ET as we guide you through the application process and judging guidelines, as well as showcase past winners’ videos and share information about the recognition winners receive. Our… Read more »

Ten New Democrats Added to Ways and Means

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) yesterday announced the appointment of 10 new Democratic members to the committee. As the tax-writing committee in the House, Ways and Means has jurisdiction over many issues impacting the tax-exempt sector. Five of the 10 new Democrats on the committee – Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), Rep…. Read more »

2019 Association Issues Policy Update

The ASAE Public Policy team would like to update our community on the key issues that we have been following: Tax Unrelated Business Income Tax (UBIT) ASAE’s UBIT Coalition will continue to bring together associations and nonprofits to urge Congress to delay or repeal the 21 percent tax on parking and transportation benefits provided by… Read more »