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Action Needed on Transportation UBIT

February 25, 2019

Last year’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act imposed a 21-percent unrelated business income tax (UBIT) on nonprofits for expenses they incur in providing their employees with transportation fringe benefits, such as parking and transit passes. The new tax went into effect January 1, 2019. There is bipartisan support for repealing this tax on tax-exempt organizations. Bills pending in the 116th Congress, H.R. […]

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National Assembly Endorses New Legislation Supporting Human Services

February 13, 2019

The National Assembly has endorsed two recently-introduced pieces of legislation that, if enacted, would help build community well-being. For more information about how your organization can take action to support these bills, please contact Brandon Toth at btoth@nassembly.org. Raise the Wage Act (S. 150/H.R. 582) If enacted, this legislation would immediately raise the federal minimum […]

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Nonprofit Campaign to Prevent Another Government Shutdown

February 4, 2019

Colleagues, The 35-day federal government shutdown ended with a temporary spending measure to give the President and Congress time to negotiate a resolution to their dispute without the ongoing disruption and pain inflicted on millions of individuals, nonprofit organizations, government contractors, and the public. That truce, in the form of a short-term funding bill, expires […]

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Letter to Federal Leaders Raising the Sector’s Concerns Over Government Shutdown

January 24, 2019

This morning, the National Human Services Assembly sent the following letter to House and Senate Leadership, and the White House: President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer: The National Human Services Assembly, an organization comprised of many of the largest national nonprofit human service organizations, stands with the majority of the […]

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Federal Judge Strikes Citizenship Question from 2020 Census

January 17, 2019

Since the Census Bureau announced the inclusion of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the National Assembly has called for its removal. Adding the question would lead to a significant undercount and undermine the apportionment of congressional seats in some of the most populous states and urban areas, many of which have large immigrant populations. […]

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