Thank you to everyone who has weighed in on the provision in the Senate bill to tax associations’ royalty income. Unfortunately the Senate tax reform legislation still includes this damaging provision. We still need your help.  We are still very hopeful that the royalties’ provision in the tax bill will be remedied in the manager’s amendment… Read more »

Make plans now 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 »

Nonprofit organizations will need to reapply for tax-exempt status in the District of Columbia every five years, according to a city tax auditor quoted by Bloomberg BNA. Priscilla Wicker, a tax auditor with the District’s Office of Chief Financial Officer, reportedly told a DC Bar audience this week that the city is going to start… Read more »

With just a week left to reach a deal to fund the government, President Trump and Democratic leaders took turns this week asserting who the country would blame if there is a government shutdown. Though congressional leaders said talks will continue, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) cancelled… Read more »

Senate leaders are still working on changes to the GOP tax bill, but key holdouts are falling in line in support of the effort and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) predicted earlier today that he will hold a final vote on the bill either tonight or Friday morning. In the meantime, senators continue to advocate… Read more »