New Legislation Aims to Repeal UBIT on Fringe Benefits

On May 2, Senators Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) introduced the bipartisan Preserve Charities and Houses of Worship Act to repeal taxes on nonprofit fringe benefit offerings. This legislation, which accompanies a previously introduced bill in the US House of Representatives, would also rescind the requirement that organizations report their unrelated businesses or… Read more »

Public Affairs Council Research Finds High Trust in Associations

A new report from the Public Affairs Council and Morning Consult, “Surround Sound,” shows that trust in associations is high. The report, which surveyed almost 200 congressional staffers and federal employees, found that 8 out of 10 of the respondents think trade associations are trusted sources of political information. However, associations don’t top the chart… Read more »

Register for ASAE’s GR Symposium in June

ASAE will host its Government Relations Symposium June 5 at the Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center in Washington, DC. This year’s conference will tackle some of the most challenging issues confronting association government relations professionals in the field and help them maximize their association’s influence and relationships with policymakers. The theme of this year’s… Read more »

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Client Guide

Below please find a client guide and backgrounder from ASAE’s general counsel firm Pillsbury LLP that outlines the changes to the current EU data laws. The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply beginning May 25, 2018. From Pillsbury LLP: “A new data protection framework (the GDPR) has been adopted, significantly changing current EU data laws. It will… Read more »

ASAE, Pillsbury to Host Discussion on China’s NGO Law

ASAE and its general counsel firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP are holding a program July 12 for association professionals who want to learn more about China’s recently-passed Foreign NGO Law. China’s Foreign NGO Law formalizes legal requirements for foreign NGOs desiring to conduct activities in China and establishes what types of activities are welcomed…. Read more »