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Letter to Congress in Support of the Higher Education Provisions in the Build Back Better Act
10/20/2021Letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer urging Congress to retain the level of higher education funding and key tax provisions provided in the Build Back Better Act passed by the House Budget Committee.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid; Taxation and Finance
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Letters and Comments
Letter to House Leadership on Repealing Pell Grant Taxability
9/23/2021Letter from ACE and other assocations to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy urging them to repeal the taxability of Pell Grants in the FY 2022 budget reconciliation process.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Taxation and Finance; Financial Aid; Pell Grants
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Letters and Comments
Letter to the Senate Finance Committee on Repealing Pell Grant Taxability
9/22/2021ACE President Ted Mitchell writes to urge members of the Senate Finance Committee to repeal the taxability of Pell Grants in the FY 2022 budget reconciliation process.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Taxation and Finance; Financial Aid; Pell Grants
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Letters and Comments
Letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of the Ways and Means and Finance Committee on Repeal of the Taxability of Pell Grant Aid in Reconciliation
9/3/2021On behalf of ACE and the undersigned higher education associations are writing to urge you to repeal the taxability of Pell Grants by incorporating the “Tax-Free Pell Grant Act” in Reconciliation.
Topic(s):
Affordability; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Taxation and Finance
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Letters and Comments
Letter to Chairs and Ranking Members of the Ways and Means and Finance Committee on Higher Ed Tax Proposals in American Jobs and American Families Plan
6/14/2021We are urging Congress to include the tax proposals onlined here in any legislation that incorporates the American Jobs and American Families plans.
Topic(s):
Federal Budget and Appropriations; Taxation and Finance
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Letters and Comments
Understanding College and University Endowments
3/3/2021Brief answers to questions frequently asked by students, faculty, alumni, journalists, public officials, and others interested in the financial circumstances of U.S. colleges and universities. (Updated March 2021)
Topic(s):
Taxation and Finance; Endowments
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White Paper
Summary of the Higher Education Provisions in the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021
1/7/2021High-level summary of the higher education provisions in the latest COVID-19 emergency relief bill, including the a breakdown of the $22.7 billion in emergency assistance for higher education institutions and students.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Federal Budget and Appropriations; Financial Aid; Taxation and Finance
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Bill Summary
Letter to Congress on Tax Credits in Next COVID-19 Emergency Aid Bill
8/3/2020Letter to the leaders of the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees on making colleges and universities eligible for certain tax credits in the next COVID-19 spending bill.
Topic(s):
Taxation and Finance
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Letters and Comments
Request for Senate to Extend Relief for Student Borrowers
7/29/2020Letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority leader Chuck Schumer requesting an extension of the student loan borrower relief provided in the CARES Act.
Topic(s):
Crisis Management; Financial Aid
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Letters and Comments
Comments on the Proposed Main Street Lending Program Nonprofit Facility
6/22/2020ACE and 53 other higher education associations submitted comments to the Federal Reserve on a dedicated program for nonprofits to access affordable loans to help mitigate the economic fallout from the COVID-19 crisis.
Topic(s):
Budget; Taxation and Finance
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Letters and Comments
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