The Small Business Administration this week began accepting applications for first draw loans through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), but ASAE and other organizations are still waiting for agency guidance that clarifies qualifying conditions for 501(c)(6) organizations. SBA’s only guidance for PPP applicants so far has been to state that the agency will “allow lenders… Read more »

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge from two conservative groups to a California requirement that tax-exempt charities disclose to the state the names and addresses of their top donors. The high court announced last Friday it will hear the appeal of two groups, Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Thomas More Law Center,… Read more »

President-elect Joe Biden is preparing to unveil a new emergency stimulus plan tonight that he said is tailored to invite bipartisan support. The plan is expected to include $2,000 stimulus checks, an extension of enhanced unemployment benefits through September, money for COVID-19 vaccine production and distribution, funding for state and local governments and expansion of… Read more »

On Jan. 5, ASAE sent a letter to Congress asking for guidance regarding the future of in-person constituent meetings in the House and Senate. Addressed to the leadership of the House and Senate Rules and Administration Committees, the letter states, “We understand and wholeheartedly agree that the safety and security of Members of Congress and… Read more »