Posts Categorized: Public Policy

Analysis Shows Negative Effects of Tax Reform Bills for the Work of Nevada’s Nonprofits

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Las Vegas, Nevada – A new analysis of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act indicates a wide range of significant negative impacts on the ability of charitable nonprofits in Nevada to serve our fellow citizens, and our communities. The analysis by the National Council of Nonprofits highlights the key provisions of both the tax reform bills that are… read more

Response to Op-Ed – Thoughts?

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Back in September, blogger William P. Barrett posted an opinion piece in the Nevada Independent titled “Charity solicitation regulation in Nevada is largely MIA”. The text of the piece can be found here: https://thenevadaindependent.com/article/charity-solicitation-regulation-in-nevada-is-largely-mia Unfortunately, Mr. Barrett’s interpretation of the regulations enacted by AB60 in 2013 (and clarified in 2015) were wildly inaccurate, and potentially damaging… read more

ANN’s Position on the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

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The Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits would like to add its voice to the growing opposition to the repeal of the Johnson Amendment.  Repeal of the Johnson Amendment would change the character and nature of the nonprofit sector and limit the ability of nonprofit organizations to play a vital role in their communities by politicizing charities… read more

Updates

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Nevada Legislature is now in session Many of you attended the Legislative Boot Camp last week. Many thanks to Dr. Amanda Haboush-Deloye with the Nevada Institute for Children’s Research and Policy for her great presentation. Please click HERE to access the speaker’s slides and HERE to access the handouts with very pertinent information. A video… read more

Legislative Bootcamp – Free Training

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The 79th (2017) Session of the Nevada Legislature will begin on Monday, February 6, 2017.  Are you ready?  Do you know what you should be doing? In preparation for the session the Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits has gathered information on the current Assembly and Senate for our members, which can be accessed here: 2017 NV Legislators… read more

Changes Coming for Nonprofits in the New Congress and Administration

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With the likely change from government gridlock to fast and furious legislating in Washington this month, many nonprofit and foundation professionals are struggling to see how the pieces fit together and where their advocacy efforts can promote positive solutions. Our national network, the National Council of Nonprofits, just published a look at six federal issues… read more

Learning Opportunities

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Several Opportunities for Training are available in the next few months. Lobbying Rules for 501(c)(3) Organizations (Alliance For Justice) WHEN: Tue, Jan 10, 2017 TIME: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM COST: $35 REGISTER: http://www.bolderadvocacy.org/how-afj-can-help/workshops This one-hour webinar addresses: How the tax law permits lobbying for nonprofits One easy step most charities can take to maximize the… read more

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Alliance for Nevada Nonprofits (ANN) asked the candidates for statewide offices throughout Nevada for their responses on 4 key questions in relation to nonprofit issues.  Please share information with nonprofit boards, staff and volunteers to inform voting for these offices. Please take a look at the attached document for the candidates’ responses.  If they did… read more

Supercommittee Deliberations Focus on Deductions

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This Washington Post article yesterday opens with: “A GOP plan to raise taxes by $290 billion over the next decade would limit deductions for mortgage interest, charitable donations and state and local taxes as part of a deficit-reduction deal.” Yesterday’s Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that the charitable giving incentive remains at risk before the Supercommittee… read more