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Legislative Round-Up | May 2023

On May 17, a bipartisan group of House members introduced the House version of the Universal Charitable Deduction legislation. The group, led by Representative Blake Moore (R-UT), also included Representatives Chris Pappas (D-NH), Michelle Steel (R-CA), and Danny Davis (D-IL). Their legislation H.R. 3435, the Charitable Act, is identical in language to the companion Senate bill S. 566, also named the Charitable Act, which was introduced on February 28 by Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE). The Nonprofit Alliance (TNPA) is particularly pleased with the introduction of the House bill, given that three of the original cosponsors serve on the committee of jurisdiction — the House Ways and Means Committee...
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Legislative Round-Up | April 2023

TNPA hosted another of its Capitol Hill Days on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. This one was once again virtual, but our next in the summer will be an in-person event with TNPA members flying in for a day of meetings on Capitol Hill. The two centerpiece meetings of the day were with our champions on the Universal Charitable Deduction issue, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE).
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Legislative Round-Up | March 2023

On February 28, Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced their Universal Charitable Deduction legislation, S. 566. The bill was renamed from the previous "The Universal Giving and Pandemic Response and Recovery Act" to simply "The Charitable Act."  The Universal Charitable Deduction of $600 for married couples filing jointly and $300 for individual tax filers expired on December 31, 2021.
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Legislative Round-Up | February 2023

Tomorrow Senators James Lankford (R-OK) and Chris Coons (D-DE) will introduce legislation to restore and expand the non-itemizer charitable tax deduction - also known as the Universal Charitable Deduction. This legislation is intended to restore the Universal Charitable Deduction of $600 for married couples filing jointly and $300 for single tax filers that expired on December 31, 2021.
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Legislative Round-Up | January 2023

As the new Congress convened the first week of January, from the very outset, the many challenges facing the House of Representatives as to how it would move forward on legislation became immediately apparent. The long battle to elect Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) as Speaker, which took 15 ballots — the most ballots to elect a Speaker since 1923, 100 years ago — was a microcosm of how fractious and complicated moving legislation in the House will be during this two-year 118th Congress.
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