Nonprofits: By the Numbers - The societal significance of nonprofits and the scope of their work.

The numbers don’t lie – nonprofits are deeply integrated into the fabric of American society. According to the Hill and Mancino treatise Taxation of Exempt Organizations, "There are more than 1.4 million nonprofit organizations exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (the Code) as organizations described in one of the paragraphs of Section 501(c)."

Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations Report Released

The Commission on Accountability and Policy for Religious Organizations was formed in 2011 to advise Senator Grassley on a number of current federal tax laws affecting religious organization in the US.  Last week, the Commission submitted a 60-page report proposing recommended changes to the law prohibiting Section 501(c)(3) organizations from intervening in political campaign activity.  

Wagenmaker & Oberly, LLC Co-Founder featured in National Catholic Register’s Article on the IRS’ Mishandling of Exemption Applications for Pro-Life Organizations

The August 12, 2013 edition of the National Catholic Register reports continuing IRS scrutiny of pro-life organizations, despite the recent public outcry over the IRS’ targeting of conservative groups.  The article featured comments made by attorney Sally Wagenmaker, co-founder of Wagenmaker & Oberly, LL