ASAE is hosting a panel discussion on tax reform and the possible impact on associations on Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m.-11 a.m. at ASAE’s offices in Washington, DC. The panel will discuss specific provisions in the tax bill the House released today, as well as how those proposed changes to the tax code impact associations…. Read more »

Following a deadly terrorist attack in Manhattan this week, President Trump said he has directed the Department of Homeland Security to boost its “extreme vetting” procedures for foreign nationals seeking entry to the U.S. Trump said the alleged driver in Tuesday’s truck attack that killed eight people and injured 11 in New York City entered… Read more »

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) introduced a bill this week that would toughen some of the disclosure rules for lobbyists working for foreign interests on Capitol Hill. The legislation is meant to strengthen the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA), the law that’s intended to prevent undue foreign influence in domestic policy. Grassley’s bill… Read more »

After weeks of closed-door meetings, House Republicans on Nov. 2 rolled out their much-anticipated tax bill which would slash the corporate tax rate to 20 percent and create three new individual tax brackets of 12 percent, 25 percent and 35 percent. The top tax rate for high earners would stay at 39.6 percent. Republican leaders… Read more »

Tax Cuts and Jobs Act H.R. 1 Section-by-Section Summary Bill Text After weeks of closed-door meetings, House Republicans on Nov. 2 rolled out their much-anticipated tax bill and it includes a number of provisions that should look familiar to associations, as well as some insurance and benefits provisions that are being seen for the first… Read more »