News Releases

 

4/25/13 — 230 Economists to Congress: Preserve the Charitable Deduction

Today, POLITICO featured an Open Letter from Economists on the Charitable Deduction who emphasize the unique value of the charitable deduction in our society. This century-old tax incentive encourages giving to support worthy community services.  Elected officials in Washington, D.C. are considering ...

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4/16/13 — Coalition Responds to Washington Post Editorial on President’s Budget

Brian Gallagher, president and CEO of United Way Worldwide, sent a letter to the editor of the Washington Post today in response to an editorial on April 11th regarding President Obama’s budget. Gallagher says the editorial “missed the mark by ...

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4/10/13 — CHARITABLE DEDUCTION NOT A ‘LOOPHOLE’ – IT’S A LIFELINE

Coalition Responds to President’s Plan to Cap Charitable Deduction  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A proposed cap to the charitable tax deduction included in President Obama’s budget plan would increase economic hardship for millions of people served or employed by the charitable ...

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