Every day, America's communities needlessly lose the resources their charities could have used to meet their needs. Money, food, and land that could have been donated to develop counseling programs for at-risk youth, provide nutrition assistance to hungry children, or preserve swaths of pristine land are instead diverted, wasted, or permanently lost due to uncertainty over the status of the tax incentives needed to make these donations possible. Learn more.
The House and Senate are poised to consider the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, which would make permanent three charitable giving tax incentives which have been expired since January 1, 2015. The giving incentivized by these provisions helps to promote and fund the crucial work of charitable nonprofits at a time when demand for nonprofit services continues to rise and outpace donations. These incentives have proven their effectiveness and must be restored and made permanent.
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PHOTO CREDIT | Center: The Campus Kitchens Project, Right: Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa Stream Project, courtesy The Corps Network