Supreme Court May Strike Down CA Donor Disclosure Law

The Supreme Court appears primed to strike down California’s requirement that tax-exempt charities disclose to the state the names and addresses of their top donors. The court heard oral arguments Monday in a case brought by Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Thomas More Law Center, who have argued that the state’s policy violates the First… Read more »

Supreme Court to Hear Charitable Donor Disclosure Cases

The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge from two conservative groups to a California requirement that tax-exempt charities disclose to the state the names and addresses of their top donors. The high court announced last Friday it will hear the appeal of two groups, Americans for Prosperity Foundation and Thomas More Law Center,… Read more »

IRS Finalizes Nonprofit Donor Disclosure Rollback

The IRS issued final rules this week rolling back donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations. The final rules mostly adopt the proposed changes issued last fall. The rules remove the requirement that trade associations and other tax-exempt groups provide the names and addresses of donors who contribute $5,000 or more on Schedule B of… Read more »

IRS Urged to Complete Donor Disclosure Rollback

The IRS took a step closer to rolling back donor disclosure requirements for certain tax-exempt organizations after hearing from witnesses at an agency hearing Feb. 7. The IRS has proposed removing the requirement that trade associations and other tax-exempt groups provide the names and addresses of donors who contribute $5,000 or more on Schedule B… Read more »

MT Governor Urges IRS Not to Reduce Donor Disclosure

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock this week urged the IRS to reconsider its proposed rules that would reduce donor disclosure rules for certain tax-exempt groups. In comments to the IRS, Bullock reiterated his concern about the influence of “dark money” in politics and said the states may need donor information to enforce limits on nonprofit political… Read more »