Thursday, August 28, 2014
Rick Cohen: In a mid-term election year, charity lands on the agenda | Third Sector
Rick Cohen: In a mid-term election year, charity lands on the agenda | Third Sector: Charitable giving incentives are on the federal government's docket this summer. By mid-September, the US Senate will have to decide whether to follow the Republican-dominated House of Representatives and pass the America Gives More Act. The legislation would extend three expired incentives for donations of food, conservation easements and – perhaps most significantly – donations of money from the retirement accounts of individual taxpayers aged 70 and one half or older.