IRS Stops Investigating 501(c)(4) Organizations - State and Federal Communications

July 11, 2011  •  

IRS Stops Investigating 501(c)(4) Organizations

IRS logoThe Internal Revenue Service will not pursue its proposed check on the applicability of gift tax contributions to 501(c)(4) organizations. Acknowledging it has limited history or guidance on this issue, the IRS announced it “will not use resources to pursue examinations on this issue. Any future action we take will be prospective and after notice to the public.”

In recent years, 501(c)(4) organizations, which allow for limited disclosure requirements, have taken a more prominent role in the campaign finance landscape.

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