Joint Committee on Taxation: Political and Lobbying Activities of Tax-Exempt Organizations (April 2022)

The Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight of the Senate Committee on Finance held a public hearing on May 4, 2022, entitled “Laws and Enforcement Governing the Political Activities of Tax Exempt Entities.” The Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) prepared a document in connection with the hearing containing an overview of present-law rules governing the […]

Nonprofit Radio: Getting Political

I’ll be on on Nonprofit Radio this Friday, December 20, at 10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET talking with host Tony Martignetti about charities getting political. You can listen live on Talking Alternative. The archived podcast will be available a few days after the show airs. We’re fast coming into a pivotal election year in our country’s history. And charities […]

Citizens United Ruling

On January 21, 2010, the United States Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations (including nonprofit corporations and unions) may make direct expenditures on political advertising in support of or in opposition to a candidate for public office.  While nonprofit leaders and commentators are still analyzing what this means for […]