Tax and Regulatory Issues

Friday, April 8, 2016
Stop the Spread of State Laws That Trample on Charity Rights

WASHINGTON, DC -- Tim Delaney, chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits, comments on the recent legislation compromising nonprofits. Across the country, state lawmakers are introducing measures like these that trample on nonprofits’ constitutional rights — seeking to invade our boardrooms, muzzle what we say, and control how we spend our funds and run our programs.

Thursday, April 7, 2016
One bill to tax Yale moves forward, another dies

NEW HAVEN, CT -- The legislature's tax-writing committee Thursday approved a bill that would allow New Haven to begin taxing commercial property owned by Yale, but let die a controversial bill backed by the leader of the state Senate that would have allowed the state to tax the earnings of the Ivy League university's multi-billion-dollar endowment. Yale has opposed both bills.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Public Policy Update - March 2016

HARTFORD, CT -- The Public Policy Update for March 2016 features National and State updates on issues important to philanthropy including the Foundation on the Hill, the Working Cities Challenge - Connecticut, CT Budget Focus and Proposed Bills Taxing Nonprofits.

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Endowment Taxation Letter - Will Ginsberg

NEW HAVEN, CT -- Will Ginsberg, president & CEO of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, writes to CT State Senator for the 11th District, Martin Looney, and CT State Representative for the 96th District, Roland Lemar, about his concerns with the State Legislature's proposed bill SB413.