The House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday introduced its highly anticipated tax legislation, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Act proposes major changes to the Internal Revenue Code, including lowering the number of tax brackets, increasing the standard income tax deduction, and repealing or limiting other deductions. You may have read about… Continue Reading
In the wake of new private foundation regulations, I had previously written about the concept of foreign public charity equivalence repositories. Our client TechSoup announced yesterday that their repository, built in collaboration with Council on Foundations, is now up and running. It is always exciting to see a client’s hard work come to fruition.
As has been publicized recently, the IRS has a new web search tool, “Exempt Organizations Select Check.” This tool allows users to search for organizations that are eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (the Publication 78 data), as well as organizations that have been automatically revoked for non-filing (the “auto-revoke list”). This data is, among other… Continue Reading