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Here’s a detailed summary of Obama’s IRS scandal, explaining how his administration illegally used the IRS to harass conservative organizations.

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Wrong.
The 501c tax exemption is for informational nonprofit groups, like historical societies.
It is not for those lobbying, canvasing, petitioning, or at all involved in politics.
Almost all the Tea Party affiliates were in violation of the law.
Conservative organizations that are trying to have political influence are not legally supposed to be tax exempt.
too bad you didnt include a link to back up your claim,,
 

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Wrong.
The 501c tax exemption is for informational nonprofit groups, like historical societies.
It is not for those lobbying, canvasing, petitioning, or at all involved in politics.
Almost all the Tea Party affiliates were in violation of the law.
Conservative organizations that are trying to have political influence are not legally supposed to be tax exempt.
You really make this claim without any feeling of hypocrisy at all? None?
How about these groups you miserable double talking hypocrite.

National Organization for Women (NOW) is an activist organization, foundation and PAC that advocates for equal rights for women.
Anti-Defamation League

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

EarthJustice


EMILY’s List is a political action committee that works to elect pro-choice Democratic women candidates to public office. Donate here, or find out how to how to run for office.

Lambda Legal is a national legal organization dedicated to fighting for the civil rights of the LGBT population and people with HIV through litigation, education, and policy work.

Mazzoni Center offers healthcare services to LGBTQ population in Philadelphia, including trans clinical care services, walk-in HIV and STI testing, primary care, and addiction and recovery services. Donate here and find information about volunteer opportunities.

NARAL Pro-Choice America is a political advocacy group focused on fighting for women’s reproductive rights and freedom.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

National Immigration Law Center is dedicated to fighting for the rights of low-income immigrants through litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, and various other methods.

Did you want me to list the hundreds of other groups that get tax exempt status that are unapologetic shills for every socialist candidate running against any conservative?

You are all miserable losers. Not going to feel sorry for any of you when your time comes to seeing the absolute TRUTH.
 

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Wrong.
The 501c tax exemption is for informational nonprofit groups, like historical societies.
It is not for those lobbying, canvasing, petitioning, or at all involved in politics.
Almost all the Tea Party affiliates were in violation of the law.
Conservative organizations that are trying to have political influence are not legally supposed to be tax exempt.
In other words, what I said.
 

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too bad you didnt include a link to back up your claim,,

Easily done.

{...

Lobbying​

In contrast to the prohibition on political campaign interventions by all section 501(c)(3) organizations, public charities (but not private foundations) may conduct a limited amount of lobbying to influence legislation. Although the law states that "no substantial part" of a public charity's activities can go to lobbying, charities with large budgets may lawfully expend a million dollars (under the "expenditure" test) or more (under the "substantial part" test) per year on lobbying.[60]

The Internal Revenue Service has never defined the term "substantial part" with respect to lobbying.[61]

To establish a safe harbor for the "substantial part" test, the United States Congress enacted §501(h), called the Conable election after its author, Representative Barber Conable. The section establishes limits based on operating budget that a charity can use to determine if it meets the substantial test. This changes the prohibition against direct intervention in partisan contests only for lobbying. The organization is now presumed in compliance with the substantiality test if they work within the limits. The Conable election requires a charity to file a declaration with the IRS and file a functional distribution of funds spreadsheet with their Form 990. IRS form 5768 is required to make the Conable election.[62]
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So clearly a group that is entirely political is NOT eligible for 501 c tax exemption.
 

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Easily done.

{...

Lobbying​

In contrast to the prohibition on political campaign interventions by all section 501(c)(3) organizations, public charities (but not private foundations) may conduct a limited amount of lobbying to influence legislation. Although the law states that "no substantial part" of a public charity's activities can go to lobbying, charities with large budgets may lawfully expend a million dollars (under the "expenditure" test) or more (under the "substantial part" test) per year on lobbying.[60]

The Internal Revenue Service has never defined the term "substantial part" with respect to lobbying.[61]

To establish a safe harbor for the "substantial part" test, the United States Congress enacted §501(h), called the Conable election after its author, Representative Barber Conable. The section establishes limits based on operating budget that a charity can use to determine if it meets the substantial test. This changes the prohibition against direct intervention in partisan contests only for lobbying. The organization is now presumed in compliance with the substantiality test if they work within the limits. The Conable election requires a charity to file a declaration with the IRS and file a functional distribution of funds spreadsheet with their Form 990. IRS form 5768 is required to make the Conable election.[62]
...}


So clearly a group that is entirely political is NOT eligible for 501 c tax exemption.
WHY WONT YOU POST THE 501C LINK??

WOULD IT BE BECAUSE IT PROVES YOU WRONG??
 

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You really make this claim without any feeling of hypocrisy at all? None?
How about these groups you miserable double talking hypocrite.

National Organization for Women (NOW) is an activist organization, foundation and PAC that advocates for equal rights for women.
Anti-Defamation League

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR)

EarthJustice


EMILY’s List is a political action committee that works to elect pro-choice Democratic women candidates to public office. Donate here, or find out how to how to run for office.

Lambda Legal is a national legal organization dedicated to fighting for the civil rights of the LGBT population and people with HIV through litigation, education, and policy work.

Mazzoni Center offers healthcare services to LGBTQ population in Philadelphia, including trans clinical care services, walk-in HIV and STI testing, primary care, and addiction and recovery services. Donate here and find information about volunteer opportunities.

NARAL Pro-Choice America is a political advocacy group focused on fighting for women’s reproductive rights and freedom.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

National Immigration Law Center is dedicated to fighting for the rights of low-income immigrants through litigation, policy analysis and advocacy, and various other methods.

Did you want me to list the hundreds of other groups that get tax exempt status that are unapologetic shills for every socialist candidate running against any conservative?

You are all miserable losers. Not going to feel sorry for any of you when your time comes to seeing the absolute TRUTH.

Groups that fund both parties in order to further rights are not partisan and not just raising money for one party and its candidates, are not like the Tea Party.
The Tea Party is not about generic rights, but only about one party candidates.
So can not legally use the 501 c exemption.
 

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Groups that fund both parties in order to further rights are not partisan and not just raising money for one party and its candidates, are not like the Tea Party.
The Tea Party is not about generic rights, but only about one party candidates.
So can not legally use the 501 c exemption.
Neither can any of the groups I named you fat hypocrite. Beginning with the NAACP and NOW.
 

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Neither can any of the groups I named you fat hypocrite. Beginning with the NAACP and NOW.

I disagree.
The NAACP and NOW do not just support one party.
They support information on rights, and will support any candidate that supports rights.

That is unlike the Tea Party, that has no goal other than partisanship.
 

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YOU POSTED WIKIPEDIA And as they say themselves they are not a reliable source,,

Wiki is actually always fairly reliable.
The few times they are not, I then go further.
But this is not at all controversial and wiki should do fine.
The point is that partisan political groups have NEVER been eligible for 501 c tax emptions.

The most you could possibly claim is that some liberal organizations should also be denied.
 

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Wiki is actually always fairly reliable.
The few times they are not, I then go further.
But this is not at all controversial and wiki should do fine.
The point is that partisan political groups have NEVER been eligible for 501 c tax emptions.

The most you could possibly claim is that some liberal organizations should also be denied.
dude they say themselves they are not reliable,,

why wont you [post the real link from the government??
does it prove you wrong??
 

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dude they say themselves they are not reliable,,

why wont you [post the real link from the government??
does it prove you wrong??

Gov links take forever to search through, and do not have the more clear summary.
If you are not a lawyer, then the gov link would be pretty useless.
Do you disagree with the wiki summary?
Why are you trying to pull my chain, when clearly groups trying to fund a candidate are NOT eligible for any tax exempt status?
Do you think they should be?
 

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Gov links take forever to search through, and do not have the more clear summary.
If you are not a lawyer, then the gov link would be pretty useless.
Do you disagree with the wiki summary?
Why are you trying to pull my chain, when clearly groups trying to fund a candidate are NOT eligible for any tax exempt status?
Do you think they should be?
it takes more time because there is actual relevant information in it that youre leaving out of your opinion,,

this is a normal tactic of yours when you know youre wrong on a subject,,
 

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I disagree.
The NAACP and NOW do not just support one party.
They support information on rights, and will support any candidate that supports rights.

That is unlike the Tea Party, that has no goal other than partisanship.
You probably actually believe that. Which makes you insufferable and on ignore you pathetic hypocritical marxist puppet.
 

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it takes more time because there is actual relevant information in it that youre leaving out of your opinion,,

this is a normal tactic of yours when you know youre wrong on a subject,,

Wrong.
This is not at all complicated.
I have often been involved in 501 c organizations, and no way should the Tea Party qualify.

Here is the IRS link you desire so much.

{...
The organization must not be organized or operated for the benefit of private interests, and no part of a section 501(c)(3) organization's net earnings may inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. If the organization engages in an excess benefit transaction with a person having substantial influence over the organization, an excise tax may be imposed on the person and any organization managers agreeing to the transaction.

Section 501(c)(3) organizations are restricted in how much political and legislative (lobbying) activities they may conduct. For a detailed discussion, see Political and Lobbying Activities. For more information about lobbying activities by charities, see the article Lobbying Issues PDF; for more information about political activities of charities, see the FY-2002 CPE topic Election Year Issues PDF.
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So you can go into more detail with the 2 PDF files if you want.
It seems pretty obvious to me though.
 

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You probably actually believe that. Which makes you insufferable and on ignore you pathetic hypocritical marxist puppet.

Wrong.
It is wrong for an organization that is taking in money, to not then pay taxes on salaries, unless they are totally charitable, doing a community service.
A political action group most definitely NOT a community service and should not be subsidized by tax payers.
 

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Wrong.
This is not at all complicated.
I have often been involved in 501 c organizations, and no way should the Tea Party qualify.

Here is the IRS link you desire so much.

{...
The organization must not be organized or operated for the benefit of private interests, and no part of a section 501(c)(3) organization's net earnings may inure to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual. If the organization engages in an excess benefit transaction with a person having substantial influence over the organization, an excise tax may be imposed on the person and any organization managers agreeing to the transaction.

Section 501(c)(3) organizations are restricted in how much political and legislative (lobbying) activities they may conduct. For a detailed discussion, see Political and Lobbying Activities. For more information about lobbying activities by charities, see the article Lobbying Issues PDF; for more information about political activities of charities, see the FY-2002 CPE topic Election Year Issues PDF.
...}

So you can go into more detail with the 2 PDF files if you want.
It seems pretty obvious to me though.
see that wasnt so hard now was it,,

your failure is claiming that people that support the tea party are working on behalf of the 501c group,,

depending on what they are doing you could be correct,,

another of your incorrect judgements is they/we only support one party,
I am tea party and dont support either, and its been a long held view that before we can beat the dems we have to beat the republicans first,,
so your opinion is again wrong,,
 

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I disagree.
The NAACP and NOW do not just support one party.
They support information on rights, and will support any candidate that supports rights.

That is unlike the Tea Party, that has no goal other than partisanship.
There's nothing in the law that says these groups can't be biased. That's prog horseshit.
 

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Wrong.
It is wrong for an organization that is taking in money, to not then pay taxes on salaries, unless they are totally charitable, doing a community service.
A political action group most definitely NOT a community service and should not be subsidized by tax payers.
Every employer deducts taxes from salaries.
 

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