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November 2022 News

Save the Date: American Associations Day 2023

Mark your calendars to join ASAE in-person on Monday, March 27 – Tuesday, March 28 in Washington, DC for American Associations Day - ASAE's annual legislative fly-in. Registration includes two days of policy education, advocacy and networking. American Associations Day is also a terrific opportunity to network with peers from Read more

November 23, 2022|

Congress Faces Dec. 16 Funding Deadline

Democrats on the House and Senate Appropriations committees continue to put together FY 2023 spending bills but, with the current CR expiring Dec. 16, another stopgap funding measure appears likely to avoid a government shutdown. Bipartisan negotiations on an omnibus FY 2023 spending package have been stalled for months, with Read more

November 23, 2022|

Lame-Duck Debt Ceiling Deal Unlikely

The White House has largely conceded that a bipartisan debt ceiling hike is unlikely to happen during the lame-duck session that runs through late December, setting the stage for a highly partisan confrontation with the House GOP majority next year. Senior administration officials also say they don’t have the 50 Read more

November 23, 2022|

FTC Proposes Trade Regulation Rule on Impersonation Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a notice of proposed rulemaking and request for public comment on government and business impersonation fraud that has impacted a broad range of industries, trade shows and events and has grown worse during the pandemic. The FTC blog titled, Pulling the mask off impersonation Read more

November 23, 2022|

SECURE Act 2.0 Could Move in Lame Duck

Opportunities for bipartisan legislation are expected to be limited in the lame duck session of Congress, but lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are optimistic about passing landmark workplace retirement legislation before the end of the year. Lawmakers are working to consolidate at last three different bills introduced this Read more

November 10, 2022|

Biden to Nominate Werfel to Lead IRS

President Biden today announced he will nominate Daniel Werfel to serve as the next commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Werfel, who currently works at the Boston Consulting Group, has a long history of government service in the George W. Bush and Obama administrations and served as acting IRS Read more

November 10, 2022|

Travel Industry Presses White House on U.S. Visa Delays

Leaders from the travel and events industry continue to press the Biden administration to address the long wait times for nonimmigrant visas to visit the United States that are hampering the economy. The U.S. Travel Association pointed out this week that Nov. 8 marked the one-year anniversary of the U.S. Read more

November 10, 2022|

ASAE Urges IRS to Resolve ERTC Processing Delays

ASAE joined a broad coalition of associations and nonprofit organizations in a letter to the IRS Nov. 7 urging the agency to ensure that American businesses and nonprofits get timely access to the Employee Retention Tax Credit (ERTC) created by Congress during the pandemic. Along with the Paycheck Protection Program Read more

November 10, 2022|