Oppose the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to the Conference Committee currently negotiating the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” H.R. 1, in opposition to rolling back the Johnson Amendment.
As you may know, the Johnson Amendment prohibits tax-exempt groups, including churches and other religious organizations, from engaging in political activity.

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Protect the Ability to Save Taxpayer’s Money via Advance Refunding and; Infrastructure, Housing, and Educational Financing Uses of Private Activity Bonds

I write to draw your attention to a relatively obscure provision in the tax code with enormous implications for infrastructure and public finance.  Tax reform season is upon us, and many of us
would like to see a comprehensive bipartisan bill put forth that addresses the wrenching complexity, unfairness, and inefficiency of the current tax code.  Yet we face the prospect of changes that would prohibit some types of tax-exempt state and local government
bonds and needlessly hamstring others. This could have unintended consequences for infrastructure repair and development for broad swaths of the nonprofit community and municipal finance world. 

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ABLE to Work Act Should be Included in Final Tax Bill

Sending Office: Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers Sent By: Megan.Perez@mail.house.gov Dear Colleague, Late last week, the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) sent a letter to Congressional offices opposing the inclusion of the ABLE to Work Act (H.R. 1896/S. 818) in the final tax reform bill. In their letter, CCD states that “…it is our opinion […]

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Tell Tax Conferees: Oppose the Repeal of the Johnson Amendment

I invite you to join me in sending a letter to the Conference Committee currently negotiating the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” H.R. 1, in opposition to rolling back the Johnson Amendment.
As you may know, the Johnson Amendment prohibits tax-exempt groups, including churches and other religious organizations, from engaging in political activity.

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H.R. 3315, Protecting Consumer Access to Vision Care Act of 2017

Currently, there exists a severe inequity in Treasury regulations in the way stand-alone vision plans (SAVPs) are treated under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Section 9010 of the ACA imposes a health insurer fee on covered entities engaged in the business
of providing health insurance. While it can be debated whether or not the fee ever made sense for a traditional health insurance company, it is clear that this fee should never have applied to SAVPs.

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