Jun 26, 2020
How do nonprofits handle unemployment claims?
With Colorado facing record numbers of unemployment claims due to the impacts of the COVID-19, navigating Colorado's unemployment insurance (UI) processes has become...
Apr 21, 2020
The President signed the Paycheck Protection Program Increase Act of 2020 (informally called CARES Act 1.5) in late April of 2020.
The PPP Increase Act will provide needed funding to expand testing for...
Apr 6, 2020
Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201)
On March 19, the President signed H.R. 6201 to expand COVID-19 testing, make paid sick and family leave available to employees affected by COVID-19, provide emergency...
Actions by the Governor's Office
Executive and Public Health Orders
Governor Polis has taken several executive and public health actions to respond to the spread of COVID-19.
Legislative Council has posted a summary...
Mar 4, 2020
Given recent signs of reduced charitable giving nationwide, Colorado's donors thankfully can still take advantage of several different state tax incentives to donate. A key priority on our 2020 Public Policy...
Jan 31, 2020
On January 22, the Colorado Division of Labor Standards and Statistics revised the state's minimum wage order for the first time since the 1990s.
Dec 3, 2019
In late October, an interim legislative committee will propose legislation to change numerous tax policies, including some affecting nonprofits and the people they serve.
Nov 22, 2019
On November 22, Colorado Nonprofit Association sent a letter to Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Councilwoman Robin Kniech expressing support for establishing a minimum wage for people working in Denver.
We support CB...
Oct 11, 2019
Unfortunately, Proposition CC failed with 46% support, 54% opposition.
Voting Yes on Proposition CC means Colorado can devote more resources, without raising tax rates, to:
Sep 27, 2019
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced its Final Overtime Rule on September 24.
Effective January 1, 2020, the minimum annual salary for an exempt employee will be $35,568 (or $684 per week).