Until a new DOL rule announced this week, association retirement plans can be offered by associations of employers in the same city, county, state, or metropolitan area—or by a particular industry nationwide.
New visa policy may discourage international meeting attendees.
Maintaining a .org web address could get pricey.
Several states are considering, and some have adopted, legislation that imposes sales tax on out-of-state sellers. Associations could feel the impact and are working to sort out a patchwork of varying requirements.
The DOL announced late last month that it is appealing the federal district court decision that struck down its 2018 AHP regulation.
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.