Nonprofit Tweets of the Week – 11/17/17

Catch up with the week’s notable events and shared resources with Nonprofit Tweets of the Week.

Notable Events of the Week:

  • The House passed a sweeping tax reform bill including $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals without a single hearing and with lots of issues. NY Times
  • Message with Donald Trump, Jr. show “WikiLeaks, a radical transparency organization that the American intelligence community believes was chosen by the Russian government to disseminate the information it had hacked, actively soliciting Trump Jr.’s cooperation.” The Atlantic

Top 10 Nonprofit Tweets:

  • Sen. James Lankford: I introduced the Universal #CharitableGiving Act so all Americans can be offered the same incentive & tax benefit to give to what they believe in. More info HERE #TaxReform
  • Sandra Feinsmith: Tax Reform and Nonprofits: The Devil’s in the Details – National Law Review
  • Adler & Colvin: #Nonprofit Law Matters: Keeping Churches and #Charities Nonpartisan – House Vote This Week, Senate Soon by @GregLColvin  #JohnsonAmendment #TaxReform
  • Nonprofit Law News: Senate Tax Overhaul Bill Slaps Tax-Exempt Organizations | by @McDermottLaw
  • Vox: The Big Idea: “Republicans are weaponizing the tax code
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Your nonprofit’s 990 is showing! Did you know donors and boards can discover all sorts of secrets from an organization’s #990 form? NPQ
  • Nonprofit Quarterly: Should the #hospice field be reserved for #nonprofit providers? Data from over the years suggests this is the case: NPQ
  • Brian Klaas: This is a blatant lie. The Joint Committee on Taxation, the official scorekeeper of tax legislation, shows those earning more than $1m will get a $33 billion tax cut in 2019 & that those earning less than $75k will face a tax increase by 2027. [Ed. This tweet responded to CNBC’s reference to Mnuchin’s reported claim that only millionaires will pay higher taxes under GOP reform plan. See CNBC.]
  • Seth Abramson: If the Senate probes Franken—and they should, given the allegation made today of his conduct in ’06—will they ALSO investigate the NINETEEN CLAIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT against the President? We can’t have a serial sexual assailant in the White House.
  • The Player’s Tribune: “In 2017, in America, silence is no longer an option.” @StephenCurry30 in his own words. Player’s Tribune

Themed Media Selection:

Jimmy Kimmel’s The Terrific Ten (YouTube)