New tax proposed on million-plus nonprofit salaries

Tax plans released from both House and Senate aim to add excise tax on seven-figure salaries of CEOs and top-paid staff. If passed, top executives with a $1.5 million salary would cost the group an additional $100,000 in tax in 2018. What is unclear is how this tax might be applied to one-time payouts from supplemental retirement plans, common to highly compensated CEOs and executives in tax-exempt organizations.

New CEOs share strategic hiring tips

Many tap those they have worked with—as NCA CEO John Downs did with Chris Gindlesperger—but finding new talent also is crucial. “Members wanted a really effective, mission-driven advocacy organization,” Downs said.