Language that would have barred the use of professional certifications in the state was removed from the proposed Occupational Licensing Review Act after associations and their credentialed members objected to the provision.
Facing an outcry from professional credentialing organizations, Louisiana lawmakers may be ready to amend the proposed Occupational Licensing Review Act, which otherwise would prohibit the use of most professional certifications in the state.
Associations need guidance from the Treasury Department on how to comply with new requirements for calculating and reporting unrelated business income, says ASAE, which is asking that implementation be delayed until the government provides clarification.
A provision in the tax law passed last year eliminated a deduction for transportation and other fringe benefits provided by employers. ASAE will take a group of association executives to the Treasury Department to voice concerns about the measure's impact on nonprofit organizations.
Proposed new rules for screening of visa applicants would intensify scrutiny of their social media histories and other personal details. The Visit U.S. Coalition is concerned that heavier vetting could exacerbate a decline in international travel to the U.S.
Schooling lawmakers in the importance of nondues revenue.
Looking to turn around a decline in international travel to the United States, the Visit U.S. Coalition this month announced a handful of policy proposals that would help ensure America remains an attractive destination to travelers from around the world.
A new article by ASAE and Tate & Tryon helps tax-exempt organizations better understand a provision in the new tax law around how unrelated business taxable income is computed and reported.
As the Department of Labor considers expanding association health plans, ASAE says critical issues around qualification, participation, and state regulations must be addressed.
Tax overhaul demonstrates role of association advocacy.