Showing posts tagged with: "IRS"

Bright Lines in the New Year . December 4, 2014

Last November the IRS issued a proposal regarding changes to the political activities of 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations. The initial proposal was ultimately withdrawn this year after receiving more than 160,000 public comments, including input from Nonprofit VOTE and its partners. Nonprofit VOTE’s comments made Adler & Colvin’s List... read more

IRS to Readress Nonprofits and Political Activity . June 24, 2014

Last November the IRS issued a proposal regarding changes to the political activities of 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations. The initial proposal was ultimately withdrawn this year after receiving more than 150,000 public comments, including input from Nonprofit VOTE and its partners. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen noted that “There are three issues:... read more

Nonprofit VOTE’s IRS Comments Make Top 25 List . May 1, 2014

Earlier this year, Nonprofit VOTE submitted comments to the IRS regarding proposed changes to the political activities of 501(c)(4) organizations. This month, Adler & Colvin began publishing a list of the Top 25 Comments on the IRS Proposed Political Activity Rules. Nonprofit VOTE was number 18, along with Project VOTE and Rock the Vote. IRS Commissioner... read more

Comments to IRS: Protect Our Nonpartisan Voice for Civic Engagement and Democracy . February 20, 2014

This week, Nonprofit VOTE responded to the IRS proposal to limit the political activities of 501(c)(4) social welfare organizations. Comments are due February 27th. Nonprofit VOTE and its partners welcome IRS action to stop the rising abuse of 501(c)(4) nonprofits to channel large amounts of secret, undisclosed money into political campaigns. However,... read more

The IRS Moves to Limit Political Activity by 501(c)(4) Nonprofits . November 30, 2013

Election spending by 501(c)(4) “social welfare” organizations not required to disclose their donors mushroomed from a few million in 2006 to over $250 million in 2012.On Thanksgiving eve, the IRS and Treasury department released a long awaited proposal to define and restrict the political activity of 501(c)(4) organizations. What are... read more