Determining Public Charity Status
Taxation of Exempts Volume 18, Number 04, January/February 2007
23 Pages Posted: 26 Nov 2013
Date Written: January 31, 2007
Public charity status brings federal income tax benefits to an exempt entity, and to its potential donors. An organization can obtain public charity status because of the nature of its organization and operations, or by showing that it is supported broadly by the general public. The calculations are complex, but potentially rewarding.
Keywords: tax, charity, exempt organization, unrelated business income
JEL Classification: E62, K34, H24
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