Tax Exemption


Dozens Of Nonprofits Denied Tax-Exempt Status As Towns And Cities Look For Revenue

Gian-Carl Casa, president and CEO of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance, said it’s a sign that towns and cities are desperate for revenue.

Tags: Tax Exemption, Connecticut

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

Nonprofit groups with tax-exempt status still pay taxes in Denver — but soon that may change

“By aligning the definition of charity with federal law, this change would fully recognize the important contributions all of Denver’s nonprofits make to our quality of life,” said Mark Turner, the Colorado Nonprofit Association’s senior director...

Tags: Colorado, Tax Exemption

Why the IRS puts white-nationalist groups in the same category as orchestras, planetariums and zoos

Groups in this category that receive tax-deductible donations are known as 501(c)(3) organizations.

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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

The $1.4 billion that doesn’t pay property tax

Despite the tax squeeze caused by exempted properties, many organizations argue their property tax-free existence provides greater benefits to the community.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Tax Exemption

Bid to define charitable nonprofit to exempt from property taxes won't see further legislative action this year

"If we can't move (SB 960) through the entire process this year, then we will reintroduce it next year," said Joan Bowman, external affairs officer for the Michigan Nonprofit...

Tags: Michigan, Tax Exemption

Nonprofits' Tax-Exemption Battle Moves to the Courts

The Princeton case differs from previous legal challenges in one important way: It was brought by residents. The fee for filing a property tax challenge is typically very low -- less than $100.

Tags: Tax Exemption, New Jersey

IRS Improperly Granted Charity Status to EZ Filers

The shorter form may have helped reduce the IRS’s backlog of applications, but it has invited fraud, said Tim Delaney, president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: IRS, Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption


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