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December 2022 News

Republicans Applaud 2 Percent Cut to IRS Funding

Republican lawmakers are celebrating a $275 million reduction in the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) annual appropriations in the omnibus spending package that Congress will consider this week. The omnibus package includes all 12 annual appropriations bills Congress must pass and would fund the government through the remainder of fiscal 2023, Read more

December 20, 2022|

Family & Business Tax Breaks Not Included in Spending Deal

Democratic and Republican lawmakers were negotiating a deal to include tax breaks for businesses in the omnibus spending bill this week in exchange for renewal of expanded child tax credits, but the deal ultimately did not get done. Congress passed an expanded child tax credit in 2021 that included $3,000 Read more

December 20, 2022|

Legislation to Bolster Retirement Savings Included in Omnibus

A bipartisan group of lawmakers are celebrating the inclusion of landmark retirement savings legislation in the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill that Congress will seek to pass before the end of the week. The retirement savings package, dubbed the SECURE Act 2.0, is the consolidation of three different bills worked Read more

December 20, 2022|

Congress Unveils $1.7T Omnibus Spending Bill

Democratic and Republican negotiators on Tuesday released a $1.7 trillion bill to fund the federal government through most of 2023, and will need to pass it through both chambers by Friday to avert a potential shutdown. The massive omnibus bill is more than 4,000 pages long and would boost defense Read more

December 20, 2022|

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 2023 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 Read more

December 8, 2022|

Senate Democrats Plan to Swiftly Confirm Werfel at IRS

Sen. Raphael Warnock’s (D-GA) win in Georgia’s runoff election earlier this week will give Senate Democrats more leverage to pursue a number of priorities, including confirming Daniel Werfel to serve as the next commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Senate Democrats’ 51-seat majority in the 118th Congress gives Democrats Read more

December 8, 2022|

ASAE Releases Decision-Making Framework for Event Locations

Last month, ASAE released a framework developed to inform ASAE Board decisions when state and/or local policies or legislation exist that are counter to ASAE’s organizational values in a destination hosting an ASAE meeting or event. The framework, titled Event Location: Questions for Consideration, includes a series of questions the Read more

December 8, 2022|

ASAE Joins Campaign to Reduce Visitor Visa Wait Times

ASAE is supporting a new campaign launched by U.S. Travel Association to address excessive wait times to receive a visitor visa to enter the United States. The “They Wait, We Lose” campaign is bringing attention to the millions of travelers who seek to visit the U.S. but confront 400-800 day Read more

December 8, 2022|

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