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Letter to the President and Congressional Leaders on the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction

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Letter to the President and Congressional Leaders on the Charitable Giving Tax Deduction

November 21, 2012

This letter sent on Nov. 21, 2012, urges President Obama and congressional leaders negotiating an end to the so-called fiscal cliff to proceed cautiously when considering changes to the current charitable deduction, which helps generate needed private support for thousands of organizations and institutions, including colleges and universities and the students they serve. 

Associations signing the letter include:

  • American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers
  • American Association of Community Colleges
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities
  • American Council on Education
  • Association of American Universities
  • Association of Community College Trustees
  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
  • Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
  • Council for Advancement and Support of Education
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
  • National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education
  • National Association of College and University Business Officers
  • National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities
  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators
  • UNCF

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