is the protection of philanthropic freedom – the right of Americans to choose how and where to spend their charitable assets. A project of The Philanthropy Roundtable, ACR educates legislators and policymakers about the central role of private charitable giving in American life and the dangers of legislative or political measures that would weaken or constrain the philanthropic freedom that makes such giving possible.
Since 1917, America has recognized the value of the charitable deduction, which has served as the bedrock of our altruistic society and is a model for the world. It must continue as a fundamental tenet of our tax system.
The current two-tiered tax provision is simply a disincentive for foundations to increase giving in any one year.
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The Charitable Giving Coalition (CGC), of which the Alliance for Charitable Reform is a member, urged Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the major party nominees for President of the United States, to support the full preservation of the charitable deduction in a letter the coalition sent to the candidates this week. Along with preserving the […]
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WASHINGTON, D.C.— The Alliance for Charitable Reform released the following statement upon the recent release of Donald Trump’s revised tax reform plan. “We are surprised and disappointed that Mr. Trump caps the charitable deduction in his most recent tax reform proposal. Cuts, caps and limitations on the deduction mean less money for charities and those […]