July 25, 2012 Congressional Hearing on Form 990 

    Published July 31, 2012

    On July 25, 2012, the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means held a hearing on tax-exempt organizations, focusing on the revised Form 990, reasons for the increasing organizational complexity of public charities, including unrelated business income tax issues, and their effect on transparency and tax compliance.

    Those invited to testify at the hearing included:

    The Honorable Steven T. Miller
    Deputy Commissioner for Services and Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service

    Ms. Eve Borenstein
    Borenstein and McVeigh Law Office LLC

    Mr. Thomas K. Hyatt
    Partner, SNR Denton

    Mr. John Colombo
    Albert E. Jenner, Jr. Professor, University of Illinois College of Law

    Mr. Donald Tobin
    Associate Dean for Faculty and the Frank E. and Virginia H. Bazler Designated Professor in Business Law.  The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law

    More information, including the hearing advisory and testimony of each of the witnesses are on the Ways and Means website.

    This is the second in a series of Congressional hearings on tax-exempt organizations.  The first hearing was held on May 16, 2012.

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