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July 2017
Volume 15 Issue 7

U.S. Federal Relations News July 2017

Congressional Briefing Focuses on Tax Reform and Charitable Giving

Register for a Free July 20 Tax Reform Webcast

 

Congressional Briefing Focuses on Tax Reform and Charitable Giving

On June 28, 2017, Independent Sector and the Council on Foundations held a briefing in D.C. on the impact of tax reform. The briefing, co-sponsored by CASE, focused on the recent release of Tax Policy and Charitable Giving, a study commissioned by Independent Sector and conducted by the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University.

The briefing included a panel of experienced leaders from various nonprofits as well as remarks by Representative Danny Davis (D-Ill.), member of the House Ways and Means Committee and the House Philanthropy Caucus.

A full summary of the briefing is available on the CASE blog.

 

Register for a Free July 20 Tax Reform Webcast

On July 20, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern, the National Association of College and University Business Officers will host a live webcast on the potential implications of tax reform on colleges and universities. Topics to be discussed include:

  • Charitable giving and endowments, 
  • Student and family education tax benefits,
  • Employee tax benefits,
  • Financing tax-exempt organizations,
  • Tax-exempt bond financing, and
  • UBIT, excise taxes and penalties.

Brian Flahaven, CASE's senior director for advocacy, will lead the conversation on charitable giving and endowments.

To register for the webcast (free for CASE members), follow these instructions.