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Advocacy Victories – Permanency of Charitable Giving Incentives

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In late 2015, Capitol Hill made permanent three important tax incentives for charitable giving, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for the donation of food inventory and land conservation easements. After years of renewal and expiration, including the most recent expiration on January 1, 2015, this permanency ends the uncertainty caused by the repeated expiration and subsequent reinstatement of…

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President Signs Legislation Making Charitable Tax Provisions Permanent – Notably IRA Rollover

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Three tax incentives for charitable giving are now permanent. The tax extenders package, known as the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015, includes a number of provisions, including the IRA charitable rollover and enhanced deductions for the donation of food inventory and land conservation easements. The law extends the special IRA rollover incentive for gifts completed in 2015…

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Nonprofits Should Flex their Advocacy Muscle… but Clear Definitions are Needed from the IRS

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Judy Keller Executive Vice President   A United State Senate Judiciary Committee recently addressed IRS oversight of partisan political activity by tax-exempt organizations. The move is recognition that the current definitions and rules governing partisan political activity are unclear. Advocacy is permissible for any 501(c)(3) and political activity is permissible for certain tax-exempt organizations, but many do not engage in…

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