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House Ways and Means Committee

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Letter Supporting Simplification of Private Foundation Excise Tax

Publication date: 
11/2019

United Philanthropy Forum and 21 philanthropy-serving organizations sent this letter to Speaker Pelosi, Republican Leader McCarthy, Chairman Neal, and Ranking Member Brady, as well as all other Representatives on the Ways and Means Committee, in support of simplifying the private foundation excise tax to a revenue-neutral, flat 1.39 percent. 

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Forum's Letter to Representative Serrano on Census Appropriations Bill

Publication date: 
06/2019

United Philanthropy Forum submitted a letter to Representative Serrano and the House Appropriations Committee to protect section 534 in the FY 2020 CJS Appropriations legislation (H.R. 3055). This provision would prohibit the addition of questions on the 2020 Census that were not part of the 2018 End-to-End Census Test.

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Policy Update: August 14, 2019

Release Date: 
08/14/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include the private foundation excise tax, the USDA's proposed rule that would impact SNAP recipients, and the final "public charge" rule. 

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Policy Update: June 19, 2019

Release Date: 
06/19/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include the 2020 Census get out of the count efforts, UBIT repeal, and the latest report on 2018 charitable giving statistics. 

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Policy Alert: Ways and Means Announces Members’ Day Hearing

Release Date: 
05/30/2019

Forum Policy Alert is a time-sensitive notification for United Philanthropy Forum members covering breaking public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The topic of this alert is the House Ways and Means Members' Day Hearing.

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Policy Update: March 27, 2019

Release Date: 
03/27/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include the 2020 census, the House Ways and Means hearing on the 2017 tax law, and proposed legislation from Senator Wyden on charitable donations to colleges and universities. 

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Policy Alert: House Ways and Means Hearing: The 2017 Tax Law and Who It Left Behind

Release Date: 
03/22/2019

Forum Policy Alert is a time-sensitive notification for United Philanthropy Forum members covering breaking public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. The topic of this alert is the House Ways and Means Hearing: The 2017 Tax Law and Who It Left Behind.

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Policy Update: January 30, 2019

Release Date: 
01/30/2019

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector.

Topics in the latest update include Foundations on the Hill (FOTH) and PolicyWorks Institute, Opportunity Zones, appointments to the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees, and the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction Act (H.R. 651). 

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Policy Update: December 19, 2018

Release Date: 
12/19/2018

Forum Policy Update is a regular update for United Philanthropy Forum members covering public policy issues impacting the philanthropic sector. Topics in the latest update include tax reform, the Johnson Amendment, unrelated business income tax on fringe benefits, and Opportunity Zones. 

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