The House on Wednesday rejected a Republican immigration bill that would have offered young undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship, fully funded President Trump’s border wall and put an end to family separations at the Mexican border. The bill failed on a 301-121 vote despite the backing of Republican leaders and Trump, who tweeted that… Read more »

President Trump’s nominee to head the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Beverly Hills tax attorney Charles Rettig, was questioned at length today by the Senate Finance Committee about his background and how he would lead a huge, service-focused agency facing challenges on several fronts. Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) said at the outset of… Read more »

The Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision June 26 that President Trump has not exceeded his authority in banning travelers from certain countries in the name of national security. Lower courts had struck down each of three iterations of the president’s travel ban, the first of which was announced in January 2017 at the… Read more »

ASAE has announced the six winners of the 2018 Power of A Summit Awards, our annual recognition of associations and their programs that make the most exemplary commitments to creating a stronger America and world and are positive influences in the daily lives of society at large. This year’s winners are: The Actuarial Foundation Program:… Read more »

The IRS is considering postponing enforcement of two provisions in the new tax law exposing tax-exempt organizations to unrelated business income tax liability, according to Bloomberg BNA. Last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act added a requirement that tax-exempt organizations report unrelated business income for each trade or business separately. Previously, exempt organizations could report… Read more »