July 17, 2015
To the leaders of the House and Senate finance committees, urging them to include extensions of the tuition deduction and the IRA Charitable Rollover in any tax extenders legislation to be enacted this year.
July 2, 2015
Comments submitted by ACE and nine higher education associations in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to amend the cash management regulations issued under Title IV of the Higher Education Act, which are designed to ensure that students...
Budget and Appropriations
June 24, 2015
The letter outlines a number of problems with the bill, including cuts to critical campus-based aid programs like Federal Work-Study and Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, and level funding for TRIO and GEAR UP.
June 23, 2015
Letter to House Appropriations Committee Chair Harold Rogers and Ranking Member Nita Lowey expressing support for the FY 2016 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies appropriations bill passed by the subcommittee and...
Letter to Rep. Jim McDermott in support of the Student Loan Tax Debt Relief Act (H.R. 2429), which will ensure that federal student loan debt forgiven through the Income-Based Repayment and Income-Contingent Repayment programs is not taxed as income.
Law and the Courts
May 15, 2015
Letter to Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA), chair and ranking member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions on the S. 590, the Campus Accountability and Safety Act (CASA), introduced by Sen. Claire...
Health Care Reform
May 14, 2015
Comments to the IRS on a notice released Feb. 23 regarding excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health plans, the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Plan" tax.
Higher Education Act
May 8, 2015
Response to one of three policy papers issued March 23 by Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chair of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, on topics related to reauthorization of the Higher Education Act.
May 7, 2015
Letter from ACE and Universities Canada to Angel Gurría, Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) about the OECD’s AHELO (Assessment of Higher Education Learning Outcomes) project. In the letter, the...
April 30, 2015