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Commentary: The tax cuts will devastate charitable giving

The just-signed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, like all income tax laws, will reward some behaviors and penalize others. Unfortunately for nonprofits, the new rules are going to discourage charitable donations.

At a time when discretionary government services are diminishing, and as deeper cuts are contemplated, the role of nonprofits in filling the holes in the social safety net is becoming more essential. Charities have been stepping up to provide emergency

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