DONATIONS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/DONATIONS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58206868-82/campaign-taxes-donations-financing.html.csp">Letter: Policies turn taxes into campaign funding</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T08:21:46.876-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 08:21AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The replacement of corporate campaign financing with public campaign financing that I’ve always dreamed of has been given birth here in Utah. Gov. Herbert, Attorney General Reyes and our legislators are appealing to every court in the land regarding the granting of civil rights to same-sex couples, the possibility of securing federally held lands, and providing Medicaid for eligible Utahns. They are aware their chances of altering decisions made in each of these cases is slim at best. So why ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58206868@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:21:46 MDT House passes tax breaks to boost charitable giving http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194720-79/tax-breaks-bill-donations.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194720-79/tax-breaks-bill-donations.html.csp">House passes tax breaks to boost charitable giving</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:38:02.148-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:38AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The House passed a package of tax breaks Thursday designed to boost charitable donations by seniors, private foundations and procrastinators. One provision provides tax breaks to people over 70 who make donations from their individual retirement accounts. Another reduces excise taxes on private charitable foundations. Procrastinators would be able to claim tax deductions for donations made after the end of the year, as long as they were made by April 15. Other provisions provide tax...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581947202014-07-17T11:38:02.148-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T11:38:02.148-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194720@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:38:02 MDT Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58186676-68/obama-library-chicago-foundation.html.csp">Dollars for Obama library roll in from NY, Chicago</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSH LEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:12AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The first major donations to President Barack Obama’s presidential library are rolling in from New York and Chicago, two cities that are competing vigorously to host the future library. Since launching in February, the Barack Obama Foundation has raised at least $850,000 from four major donors, the group said Tuesday. The foundation is voluntarily disclosing donations of more than $200, but only in broad dollar ranges. The nonprofit declined to say how much it has raised in total. T...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866762014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T11:12:01.865-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186676@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 11:12:01 MDT Letter: Invest time and effort in politics http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58174189-82/candidates-volunteer-parties-party.html.csp">Letter: Invest time and effort in politics</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-11T17:20:02.531-06:00">Updated Jul 11, 2014 05:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Americans love competition. Let the best person win. In Utah, we volunteer time and donate to churches, youth sports, scouting and the environment. These worthy endeavors need dedicated volunteers and financial donations to achieve their goals. Another volunteer effort many of us take for granted affects the many ways we are taxed and charged fees for government services. It determines the laws and regulations we must obey. It’s politics. All political parties are run by volunteers and financed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58174189@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Jul 2014 17:20:02 MDT Red Cross seeks donations for Utah families displaced by house fires http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108958-78/cross-red-fires-crowdrise.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58108958-78/cross-red-fires-crowdrise.html.csp">Red Cross seeks donations for Utah families displaced by house fires</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By HARRY STEVENS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-24T21:40:55.998-06:00">Updated Jun 24, 2014 09:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In an effort to raise $100,000 by the end of July to help families displaced by house fires, the American Red Cross in Utah has turned to the fundraising site Crowdrise for donations. The effort comes after a week that saw a surge of house fires across the state. The Red Cross has responded to eight house fires in the past week, more than tripling the number of weekly house fires the organization responds to on average. Rich Woodruff of the American Red Cross said Tuesday that the recent surge...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58108958@www.sltrib.com Tue, 24 Jun 2014 21:40:55 MDT