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Can your not-for-profit pick a presidential candidate?

2 years ago · 2 min read

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From social media to cable news shows, presidential politics is a constant topic in 2020. What does a presidential election year mean for charitable organizations, the most common type of tax-exempt not-for-profit? The IRS has specific prohibitions against campaigning by tax-exempt organizations.

Charitable organizations are prohibited from participating in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office, including foreign candidates. Violation of this prohibition may result in imposed excise taxes and even revocation

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