Legislative Watch - 3/7/18
In This Issue
House Bill 381 was passed and signed by the Governor February 15th, 2018 and will be in effect 7/1/2018
HB 463 would cut Idaho state income taxes by about $200 million, while also matching Idaho’s state tax code to changes made in the recent federal tax-cut bill, offsetting part of that cut.
Keeping up with Current Bills
House Bill 379 - NONPROFIT CORPORATIONS – Amends existing law to provide that only one incorporator of a nonprofit corporation need sign the articles of incorporation when filing with the Secretary of State. PASSED/SIGNED March 1st, 2018
Idaho House Bill 513 would create a sales tax exemption for free/charitable clinics in the state of Idaho.
The Johnson Amendment
What are Religious Organizations Saying?
What Can You Do?
Learning about the 2020 Census
Facts and Figures
Philanthropy Northwest’s Meredith Higashi, who works in Public Policy and is the Advocacy Senior Manager provided some important and helpful information to tackle the 2020 Census:
How can I Engage?
Several ways to engage on the issue, include:
A special thanks to Meredith for providing this resourceful information! Take action NOW, to better our future later.
Make Your Voice Heard
Meeting with our State Legislators are incredibly important in order to make our voices heard. The National Council of Nonprofits provides step by step instructions on setting up, preparing for, and conducting meetings at home offices of state and federal elected officials. View the video here.
Reminder – Regional Nonprofit Forums
Join us for a full day mini-conference with attendance to ALL three sessions. Lunch is included in the price.
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