UBIT Coalition Continues Work

While the shutdown has paused action in Washington, the UBIT Coalition will continue to bring together associations and nonprofits to urge Congress to delay or repeal the 21 percent tax on parking and transportation benefits provided by nonprofit organizations. “While the interim guidance released by the Treasury Department last month provides associations some guidance in… Read more »

Changes to DC Tax Exemption Regulations

Beginning on January 1, 2019, the District of Columbia Office of Tax and Revenue will require that nonprofit organizations re-apply for tax-exempt status every five years. Many associations have already received notices from the District as to this change. Eric Owens, Tax Senior at Tate & Tryon, advises tax-exempt organizations that if their Federal determination… Read more »

The Power of A at Opening Day of 116th Congress

Today ASAE public policy staff were part of the opening day activities as the new Congress convened. We also met with new Members of Congress to share our Power of A messages: associations strengthen the U.S. and world, and America works best when we work together. They also met key supporters of associations and discussed… Read more »

ASAE to Host Post-Election Analysis Program

The election will bring many changes to how associations navigate state and federal policy issues. To help our members prepare, ASAE will host a program Midterm Election Review: Impact on Your Government Relations Strategy. The program will take place on Nov. 8 from 3 PM-5 PM to review the midterm election results and assess the… Read more »

Associations Look to Lame Duck for Tax Changes

Many in Washington are looking to the lame duck session in hopes that Congress will pass fixes to the 2017 tax law. One major correction that the retail and restaurant community are seeking is an error that denies credit for renovations for many retail and restaurant businesses. Senior officials at Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy… Read more »