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The National Council of Nonprofits submitted comments to the US Department of Labor regarding overtime regulations.

Rep. Mark Walker (R-NC) recently introduced the Universal Charitable Giving Act (HR 3988), which would allow taxpayers to deduct up to one-third of the amount of the standard deduction.

Nonprofit leaders are concerned about some of the proposed changes to the standard deduction outlined in the Unified Framework for Fixing Out Broken Tax Code released by GOP leaders.

Center CEO Kathleen Reardon shared her thoughts on President Trump's exective order targeting the Johnson Amendment for the Concord Monitor.

Both the National Council of Nonprofits and Independent Sector released statements in response to President Trump's “Promoting Free Speech and Religious Liberty” Executive Order.

A broad, nationwide coalition of 501(c)(3) organizations, made up of charitable nonprofits, including religious institutions, and foundations, delivered a clear message to Congress today: maintain the current law that protects nonprofit organizations from being hounded for partisan political contributions and endorsements.

A statement regarding President Trump's promise to repeal the Johnson Amendment.

The nonprofit sector plays an essential role in enhancing the economic, social, environmental, and cultural well-being of the people of New Hampshire. The NH Center for Nonprofits advocates for public policies that advance, improve, and protect the ability of New Hampshire's nonprofits to achieve their missions and effectively serve their communities.

The following policy framework provides the context to guide advocacy, education, and the development of specific policy agendas and strategic engagement.

A preliminary injunction against the Department of Labor's Overtime Final Rule has been issued by a federal district judge in Texas, meaning the new overtime rules will not go into effect on December 1. However, the Department of Labor will appeal the judge's decision and it's unclear whether or not the injunction will be made permanent.

In this timely article from the Nonprofit Quarterly, Editor-in-Chief Ruth McCambridge takes a pragmatic look at what nonprofit boards can do right now as news reports predict an impending period of instability that may or may not come to fruition. She posits that in times like these, “Good governance and effective, efficient management are never more important.”

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