Tax Reform Framework Expected Next Week

Discussions are ongoing between the administration and Congress on how to reform the tax code. Republican leadership in Congress and the White House plan to release a tax reform framework next week. The contents of the framework and to what extent it will focus on policy remains to be seen. Business leaders and lawmakers are hoping this will… Read more »

IRS Proposes Security Change to W-2 Tax Form

The IRS has proposed obscuring employee social security numbers on the W-2 form. A public comment period will be open until December 18. In the proposal the first five digits would be obscured or replaced with a symbol. The final four digits will remain clear.   The goal of the change is to protect employees from identify theft…. Read more »

Associations Respond to Aid Harvey Victims

Houston Association of Realtors offers hurricane relief after Harvey “The Houston Association of Realtors has dedicated a portion of their website to help people find temporary shelter. This database allows agents, sustained homeowners, landlords and property managers to post available living arrangements on a temporary basis (ranging from one to 12 weeks).”   Texas Country… Read more »

Save the Date: American Associations Day 2018

Mark your calendar to join ASAE Public Policy on Capitol Hill for the American Associations Day fly-in March 21-22 in Washington, DC. This is the only legislative fly-in where association professionals can meet with the staffs of members of Congress and advocate for association management issues. The event is open to any association professional or… Read more »

Supreme Court Rules Administration Can Keep Most of the Travel Ban

On Tuesday the Supreme Court put on hold a ruling from a federal appeals court that would have permitted refugees who have a contractual agreement with a resettlement organization to still enter the U.S. The administration asked the Supreme Court to stay the decision by the lower courts on refugees. The administration did not challenge… Read more »