IRS Reminds EOs of Political Restrictions


Churches and other exempt organizations (EOs) must abide by laws prohibiting them from direct or indirect involvement in political candidates’ campaigns, the IRS reminded in a news release. Revenue Ruling 2007-41, issued last summer, provides scenarios of how the ban may be observed. Generally, tax-exempt organizations are forbidden to promote or oppose political candidates, although they may, with certain restrictions, speak out concerning issues.

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