Tax Exemption

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Allentown slaps nonprofits with business tax; one hits back with lawsuit

Anne Gingerich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, said she has not seen a municipality charge a business privilege tax to a nonprofit in her five-year tenure with the organization.

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Kentucky nonprofits may receive sales tax exemption

According to Danielle Clore, Kentucky Nonprofit Network executive director, organizations are having to spend time and money trying to understand the new laws, determine how the changes affect them and adjust their business practices to comply....

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‘Anxiety and frustration.’ KY charities struggle as new tax hits fund-raising events.

Nonprofits around Kentucky are still trying to figure out exactly how the law applies to them, said Danielle Clore, executive director of the Kentucky Nonprofit Network. The new tax law was approved by the legislature in the spring.

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Michigan Supreme Court denies City of Dexter appeal of Wellness Center’s tax exemption

“Today’s decision and the previous ones by the COA and the Supreme Court in the Baruch case, demonstrate that Michigan courts understand the societal value that charitable nonprofits bring to their communities and the state,” says Joan Bowman,...

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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.

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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
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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...

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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...

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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

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