Nonprofits Applaud Steps to Promote Public Trust, But More Action Is Needed

Washington, DC - Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, which advocates on behalf of charitable nonprofits nationwide, released the following statement in response to action today by the House Ways and Means...

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Tags: 1023-EZ, Electronic Filing, Form 990, Tax Exemption

Nonprofit Group Says IRS Reform Bill Should Revoke Form 1023-EZ

The Taxpayer First Act should add a provision revoking Form 1023-EZ and require the IRS to replace it with a streamlined form that gathers the necessary information to ensure tax exemptions are only given to eligible organizations, the National...

Tags: 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

Some Charities Misuse IRS Short Registration Form, Chronicle Data Suggests

The findings point to "abnormalities," because it typically takes a long time for new nonprofits to establish themselves and grow, said Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: 1023-EZ, Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

IRS makes it easier to get tax-deductible donations. Maybe too EZ.

"It's almost like you are filling out a library card" application, said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: 1023-EZ

Live From AICPA: IRS Readying Shorter Application Form

A shorter version of Form 1023, the application for tax-exemption, was released earlier this year, with a public comment period during the spring.

Tags: 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

Is the 1023-EZ a Step Backward for Regulators and Nonprofits?

Tim Delaney, President and CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, objects to the Form 1023-EZ in its present form.

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Critics Say New Short Form for Tax-Exempt Status Will Draw 'Cheats'

Critics of the short form, including the National Council of Nonprofits and the National Association of State Charity Officers, say the current long version of the application serves important purposes: It educates applicants about the...

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