Tax policy/IRS

Tax policy/IRS

Jun 30, 2021
The current benefits available for higher education aren’t helping the students who need them most, experts told members of the House’s tax-writing committee.

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July 18, 2022
Harvard is pushing Senate Democrats to consider reducing the controversial tax that draws an estimated $50 million annually from its $39 billion endowment. Many wealthy private universities want the tax eliminated.
June 30, 2021
The current benefits available for higher education aren’t helping the students who need them most, experts told members of the House’s tax-writing committee.
May 24, 2021
The bill may spark conversations about how policy can address large college endowments and provide much-needed funding for apprenticeships -- but some argue this isn't the way to do it.
December 10, 2019
Rather than advocating to remove an endowment tax, colleges should demonstrate a stronger commitment to serving the public good, Catharine Bond Hill argues.
July 17, 2019
Business officers are becoming "very good friends" with the lawyers in their institutions as they wrestle with paying taxes in an uncertain environment.
July 1, 2019
New IRS guidelines further define which institutions are subject to the tax and what should be included as taxable "investment income" (surprise: dorm rental income).
February 18, 2019
Alaska's governor proposes a 41 percent cut, the largest in a century, to the public university system. State's only medical education would be eliminated.
January 16, 2018
The endowment tax is an attack on all colleges and universities, done for explicit ideological reasons to try to pressure institutions to silence leftists and lift up conservatives, argues John K. Wilson.
December 14, 2017
Reports indicate congressional negotiators have dropped repeal of tax-exempt tuition waivers for graduate students and other provisions affecting higher ed from final tax-reform bill.
December 12, 2017
A change in Congress’s proposed excise tax provision could encourage institutions to use their resources to educate more talented low- and middle-income students, argues Catharine B. Hill.

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