ASAE has asked the Administration for swift guidance implementing the year-end COVID-19 stimulus law that will enable as many deserving 501(c)(6) organizations as possible to access relief programs such as the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). In a Dec. 22 letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza, ASAE President and CEO Susan… Read more »

ASAE issued a statement today condemning the violent, illegal insurgence at the U.S. Capitol during a Constitutionally mandated meeting of the U.S. Congress to certify the 2020 election outcome. The breach of the Capitol building by rioters occurred yesterday afternoon as members of Congress were meeting to consider several objections to the electoral college votes… Read more »

The long-awaited COVID relief package is finally here, and we have critical news to share: Many 501(c)(6) nonprofits are included in the Paycheck Protection Program! Here are new eligibility criteria: The organization does not receive more than 15 percent of receipts from lobbying (up from 10 percent); The lobbying activities do not comprise more than 15… Read more »

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Charles Grassley (R-IA) said expiring tax breaks known as extenders might be attached to the omnibus appropriations bill and COVID-19 rescue package coming together this week. Grassley said the must-pass nature of COVID relief in particular increases the likelihood that tax extenders can ride along with the larger package. Congressional leaders… Read more »