The regulations broaden the types of investments by private foundations that qualify as program-related investments that do not jeopardize the carrying out of a private foundation’s exempt purposes.
Tax Exempt Organizations
The court denied the IRS’s petition to avoid having to disclose information about other organizations that were on the IRS’s controversial “be on the lookout” list of organizations.
Complications may arise when the parent of a large, multientity system applies for recognition of tax-exempt status as a Sec. 501(c)(3) public charity.
The fee to use the popular Form 1023-EZ will be lowered, starting July 1.
The first changes to these rules since 1972 add many examples involving programs in foreign countries.
To give itself time to issue governing regulations, the IRS is delaying implementation of Sec. 501(c)(4) requirements.
A federal appeals court ordered the IRS to comply with a lower court’s order that it hand over the names of organizations that had been on its “Be on the lookout” list when it was mishandling applications for tax-exempt status.
The IRS withdrew proposed regulations that would have allowed charities to file information returns with the IRS and donors instead of providing contemporaneous written acknowledgments of charitable donations.
A new notice requirement recently enacted by Congress in the wake of the scandal regarding the IRS’s handling of Sec. 501(c)(4) applications will not be implemented immediately, the IRS announced.
The IRS announced that it is withdrawing proposed regulations released last September that would have allowed charities to file information returns with the IRS and donors instead of providing contemporaneous written acknowledgments of charitable donations.
The U.S. Tax Court recently issued an opinion focusing on the requirements for an organization to qualify for a tax exemption under Sec. 501(c)(3).
The types of tax professionals private foundations can rely on when making a good-faith determination that a foreign grantee is a public charity were expanded.
The IRS will develop a specific-use information return for donee reporting.
An IRS notice provides guidance on how tax-exempt hospitals may satisfy the requirement to report providers who provide medically necessary care covered by the financial assistance policy.
The IRS has expanded the list of tax professionals who can be relied on when making a good-faith determination of a foreign grantee’s eligibility.
A recent property tax case from the Tax Court of New Jersey should serve as a warning to tax-exempt medical centers and their tax advisers throughout the country.
Charities will be allowed to file information returns instead of providing contemporaneous written acknowledgment of charitable donations under proposed regulations issued by the IRS.
This item provides a review of the basics of unrelated business taxable income.
Tax-exempt hospitals must generally be in compliance with the final regulations under Sec. 501(r) for tax years beginning after Dec. 29, 2015, for their hospital facilities to remain exempt from federal income tax. This item focuses on what a facility must do when a violation occurs.
Two years after finding the IRS used inappropriate criteria when reviewing applications for tax-exempt status under Sec. 501(c)(4) and delayed processing some applications—a report that led to congressional investigations and the resignation of IRS Exempt Organizations Director Lois Lerner—TIGTA issued a follow-up report to check on the IRS's progress in eliminating the controversial practices.