Policy News, Updates & Alerts
Listed below is an archive of our Policy News & Notes e-newsletter, periodic updates on current policy issues, and notice of action alerts for nonprofits to contact legislators and others to weigh in on policy issues important to the nonprofit sector. If you would like to receive email notice of these and other MNA communications, please subscribe here .
Policy News, Updates & Alerts Archive
January 16, 2013: Policy Update: Be the Tipping Point
We are very pleased to let you know that SB108, the bill to renew the charitable endowment tax credit, will be heard in the Senate Taxation Committee on Friday, February 18. Please contact your legislator and let him/her know this is important to your community. If you have a story regarding how the credit has made life better in your part of Montana, now is the time to spill the beans!
January 4, 2013: Nonprofit Issues in the 2013 Session
Over the past eight months Montana Nonprofit Association's Public Policy Council convened several times in order to prepare for the 2013 Legislative Session, which begins on Monday, January 7. In addition to developing a current policy agenda and leading the effort to renew the Charitable Endowment Tax Credit, the Council has been active on several policy issues impacting nonprofits including open meetings, charitable solicitation registration, property tax exemption and other nonprofit tax issues, and the Uniform Trust Code act.
November 30, 2012: Montana's Nonprofits and the Communities we Serve are at Risk
As policymakers scramble to find ways to avoid sequestration, threats to the nonprofit sector have become more alarming on two fronts. First, a conversation about capping all itemized deductions has emerged as a central revenue raising mechanism in an overall package designed to stop the march toward the fiscal cliff.
Second, should sequestration go into effect - unilateral cuts will significantly impact Montana.