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US Nonprofit Officials Urge the IRS to Reduce Paperwork Burdens for Charities

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The federal government is asking big nonprofits like universities and hospitals to spend too much time and money reporting on their finances and other activities, nonprofit officials told members of Congress today at a hearing held by the House Ways and Means
Committee.

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Former USAID Administrator Attacks U.S. Foreign Assistance Bureaucracy

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A newly-published essay by Andrew Natsios – who served as USAID Administrator from 2001 to 2006 – lays bare the tension between the compliance side of aid bureaucracies and the programmatic side of those same agencies.

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