Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions

Date: 
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 9:30am
Location: 
1100 Longworth House Office Building

Focus Of The Hearing
The hearing will examine the itemized deduction for charitable contributions as part of the Committee’s work on comprehensive tax reform. It also will receive testimony from witnesses on previous proposals to modify the deduction and its value.

Hearing Advisory
Camp Announces Hearing on Tax Reform and Charitable Contributions

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Opening Statements

Ranking Member Levin Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing on Charitable Deduction

PANEL 1:
Mr. Eugene Steuerle, Fellow and Richard B. Fisher Chair, The Urban Institute, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Kevin Murphy, President, the Council on Foundations, Arlington, VA.
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Mr. David Wills, President, National Christian Foundation, Alpharetta, GA.
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Mr. Brian Gallagher, President & CEO, United Way Worldwide, Alexandria, VA.
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Mr. Roger Colinvaux, Professor, Catholic University DC Law School, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Eugene Tempel, Dean of the Indiana University School of Philanthropy, Indianapolis, IN.
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Ms. Jan Masaoka, CEO, California Association of Nonprofits, Sacramento, CA.
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PANEL 2:
Mr. Mark Huddleston, President, University of New Hampshire, on behalf of the American Council on Education, Durham, NH.
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Mr. Conrad Teitell, Chairman, Charitable Planning Group, on behalf of the American Council of Gift Annuities, Stanford, CT.
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Mr. Jake Schrum, President, Southwestern University, on behalf of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Georgetown, TX.
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Ms. Diana Aviv, President & CEO, Independent Sector, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Vinsen Faris, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Meals on Wheels, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Bill Rieth, President & CEO, United Way of Elkhart County, Elkhart, IN.
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Ms. Jill Michal, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, Philadelphia, PA.
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PANEL 3:
Ms. Pamela King Sams, Executive Vice President for Development, Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC.
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Ms. Nicole Busby, Executive Director, the National Association of Free and Charitable Clinics, Alexandria, VA.
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Mr. Rand Wentworth, President, Land Trust Alliance, Washington, DC.
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Ms. Kim Morgan, CEO, United Way of Western Connecticut, Danbury, CT.
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Mr. Terry Mazany, President & CEO, The Chicago Community Trust, Chicago, IL.
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Mr. Brent E. Christopher, President & CEO, Communities Foundation of Texas, Dallas, TX.
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Ms. Leslie Osche, Executive Director, United Way of Butler County, Butler, PA.
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PANEL 4:
Mr. William Daroff, Vice President for Public Policy, Jewish Federations of North America, Washington, DC.
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Ms. Ruth Thomas, Vice President of Finance and Administration, SAT-7, Easton, MD.
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Mr. John Ashmen, President, American Gospel Rescue Missions, Colorado Springs, CO.
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Mr. John Berry, CEO & Executive Director, Society of St. Vincent de Paul Georgia, Atlanta, GA.
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Mr. Larry Minnix, President & CEO, Leading Age, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Scott Ferguson, President & CEO, United Way of Chattahoochee Valley, Columbus, GA.
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Ms. LaKisha Bryant, CEO, United Way of Southwest Georgia, Albany, GA.
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PANEL 5:
Mr. Mike King, President & CEO, Volunteers of America, Alexandria, VA.
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Ms. Jimalita Tillman, Executive Director, Harold Washington Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.
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Mr. Tim Delaney, President, National Council of Nonprofits, Washington, DC.
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Mr. Bill Kitson, President & CEO, United Way of Greater Cleveland, Cleveland, OH.
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Ms. Naomi Adler, President & CEO, United Way of Westchester and Putnam, White Planes, NY.
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Ms. Cynthia Gordineer, President & CEO, United Way of Forsyth County, Winston-Salem, NC.
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Ms. Karen Rathke, President & CEO, Heartland United Way, Grand Island, NE.
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PANEL 6:
Mr. Earle I. Mack, Retired Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Finland, Fort Lee, NJ.
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Mr. Andrew Watt, President & CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals, Arlington, VA.
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Mr. John Palatiello, President, Business Coalition for Fair Competition, Reston, VA.
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Mr. Tony Ross, President, United Way of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA.
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Mr. William Hanbury, CEO, United Way of the National Capital Area, Vienna, VA.
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Ms. Lisa Ireland, Executive Director, United Way of Orleans County, Medina, NY.
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Ms. Tory Irgang, Executive Director, United Way of Southern Chautauqua County, Jamestown, NY.
Testimony

Issues: 
113th Congress