Connecticut's statewide organization of grantmakers delivered a clear message to political leaders in Congress today and shared it with leaders in the state: "Protect the integrity of America's non
Tax and Regulatory Issues
HARTFORD, CT -- The Connecticut Council for Philanthropy's public policy update from April 21, 2017 includes information H.B. No. 7322 with a provision to repeal exemption of nonprofits from the sales tax.
HARTFORD, CT -- Keith Phaneuf of The Connecticut Mirror, reviews the state's current tax plans. The legislature's tax-writing panel is considering a measure that would repeal the sales tax exemption on goods and services sold to nonprofits — a provision that saves these entities more than $200 million per year. Democratic leaders of the Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee said this proposal, which will go to a public hearing next week, is part of an ongoing exploration of possible widening of Connecticut’s sales tax base.
WASHINGTON, DC — More than 250 philanthropy leaders from across the nation, including five representing Connecticut philanthropy, are gathering on Capitol Hill starting today to urge lawmakers to value and strengthen charitable giving in America. Their meetings are part of Foundations on the Hill, a multi-day event presented by the Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers in partnership with the Council on Foundations and the Alliance for Charitable Reform.
WASHINGTON, DC -- “The Evolving World of State Charities Regulation,” was a key topic during the public day of the annual conference of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) and National Association of State Charity Officials (NASCO) in Washington, DC.
WASHINGTON, DC -- Nearly a third of U.S. states and territories have less than one full-time-equivalent lawyer or staff member dedicated to charity oversight, and the structure of state regulatory offices varies dramatically across the country, according to a new study.