Charities speak out against Obama tax plan

Lufkin, Martha
April 2009
Art Newspaper;Apr2009, Vol. 18 Issue 201, p4
The article deals with the opposition of U.S. charity advocates against President Barack Obama's tax plan. Some advocates claim the tax plan could lessen an incentive for charitable giving. According to U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, there is a plan to modify the tax proposal. Non-profit group Independent Sector points out the difficult fundraising environment facing non-profits. Peter Orszag, director of the White House office of management and budget, says the plan would make the tax law fairer.


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