The two senators leading the process of crafting legislation to overhaul the tax code are giving their colleagues a month to make their cases for such tax breaks.
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A new coalition hopes to influence senators as they draft ideas to meet a Friday deadline for proving tax breaks meet important public-policy goals.
The Ways and Means Committee has collected the proposals on a tax-code overhaul, including all the ones that would affect nonprofits.
The proposal would add money to education and health-care organizations, but it would also limit the value of deductions for charitable contributions.
The White House estimates that the new limit would generate $321-billion in additional revenue through 2021.
Some groups were pleased by a Republican plan to protect breaks for donors, but others say it's a ruse.
Rep. David Reichert, who is examining charity issues for the Ways and Means Committee as lawmakers consider a tax overhaul, says he doesn't want to impede giving.
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