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national endowment for the arts
The President’s “skinny budget” proposes eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts. Read more»
Action Alert and Recent Activity
Independent Sector is presenting two free webinars to address both current and proposed overtime rules.   Read more»
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Action Alert and Recent Activity
The Arts Require Timely Service (ARTS) Act was reintroduced in the Senate on Feb. 8. Learn about the ARTS Act, and ask your Senators to be co-sponsors! Read more»
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is proposing new regulations that would establish a voluntary process for nonprofits to substantiate gifts of $250 or more from individual donors. The process involves… Read more»
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With only six weeks left until the New Year, we need congress to #Act4Good and permanently reinstate the IRA Charitable Rollover. Read more»
Congress recently passed a Continuing Resolution to fund the federal government through December 11 at FY15 levels. Appropriators are now working on an omnibus spending bill for FY16. This spending… Read more»
Tomorrow, July 21, 2015, the Senate Finance Committee will debate a bill that could retroactively reinstate the IRA rollover back to January 1, 2015. Read more»
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Action Alert and Recent Activity
House & Senate ESEA Action Alert 7.2.15 Read more»