Bills were recently introduced in both the House and Senate to ensure that small businesses and self-employed individuals will still have access to access to association health plans.
Legislation that could cause changes for certifications at the state level.
Momentum is building to repeal tax on nonprofit employee benefits.
Saying that a pending bill in the Texas Legislature would discriminate against the LGBTQ community and hurt business, ASAE, along with others in the tourism, business, and association community, held a press conference to oppose it.
Associations and other tax-exempt groups could find it a lot costlier in the future to renew their website domain names ending in .org if a new contract proposed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is approved.
A controversial provision in the 2017 tax reform law that taxes certain fringe benefits offered by nonprofit employers is now a target for repeal in both houses of Congress.
In a letter to lawmakers and President Trump, hundreds of organizations representing the business community urged an immediate end to the prolonged federal government shutdown, saying the impasse is causing significant damage to the economy, individual businesses, and families nationwide.
Last month, the IRS issued interim guidance on the 21 percent excise tax on tax-exempt executive compensation exceeding $1 million. ASAE will continue to work to reduce the impact of the excise tax on associations.
A coalition of associations, including ASAE, is supporting the government's request that a court dismiss a lawsuit challenging Labor Department regulations for association health plans.
New guidance from the Treasury Department provides some certainty to associations about how to handle their new tax liability for parking and mass transit benefits provided to employees. Meanwhile, ASAE and others continue to press for repeal of the provision.