Co-sponsors of the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act (H.R. 651), Representatives Chris Smith (R-NJ) and Henry Cuellar (D-TX), shared a Dear Colleague letter with their fellow representatives, encouraging them to support an above-the-line deduction for charitable donations.
Charitable Deduction / Credit
Charitable Giving Coalition one-pager with talking points on the Universal Charitable Deduction.
Charitable deduction fact sheet created for the August 2019 Recess features background information, legislation information, and talking points.
United Philanthropy Forum's 2019 August Recess Guide contains information for PSOs to make the most out of the August recess, including ideas for engaging members of Congress, meeting tips, talking points on key policy issues, and more.
Charitable Giving Coalition statement on the Giving USA results for 2018.
A fact sheet of frequently asked questions on Treasury's SALT workarounds final rule.
Independent Sector released new research on values-based messaging for promoting giving policy.
Use this resource as talking points for your Hill meetings at FOTH. The document includes suggested topics and messages to deliver to your members of Congress to ensure that all delegations are speaking with one voice about the issues that impact the sector.
Send this two-pager in advance of a Hill meeting to preview the topics you wish to discuss or provide it at the end of the Hill meeting as part of your leave-behind packet.
This guide provides resources to help you and your members connect with your legislators during the 2017 abbreviated congressional August recess.