Archive for May, 2011

EO Tax Journal 2011-91

Paul Streckfus, May 31, 2011 at 6:24 am

Today’s objective is to gently move into the abbreviated work week after the long Memorial Day weekend.

1 – Battle of the Flags

2 – ACT II Committee

3 – Rob Wexler’s Self-Interview

4 – CREW’s Complaint

5 – Will IRS Go After 501(c)(4) Political Groups?

6 – Coming Fall Attractions Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-90

Paul Streckfus, May 27, 2011 at 6:48 am

1 – Maybe “Homes Sweet Homes” will become “Home Sweet Home” Again

2 – UBIT Case Studies

3 – CBO Releases Report on Charitable Giving Tax Options

Weekend reading.

4 – Watchdog Group Seeks IRS Review of Organization’s 501(c)(4) Status Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-89

Paul Streckfus, May 26, 2011 at 6:44 am

1 – More on “Bobby, Please Come Back”

2 – Current UBIT Issues Discussion Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-88

Paul Streckfus, May 25, 2011 at 6:27 am

Even though I have been ignoring them, practitioner complaints keep rolling in about the IRS’s Charities & Non-Profits homepage. I have my first report today on these developments titled, “Bobby, Please Come Back.”

With a number of readers expressing interest in the Driscoll and Freedom from Religion Foundation cases, mentioned yesterday, I’m reprinting Deirdre Dessingue’s synopsis of these two cases, which she prepared in connection with her April 29 presentation at Georgetown Law’s Representing & Managing Tax-Exempt Organizations program. Continue…

EO Tax Journal 2011-87

Paul Streckfus, May 24, 2011 at 6:58 am

I’ve been discussing the problems in becoming informed on EO litigation, especially pre-decisional developments. See email updates 2011-80 and 2011-83. Today I have the transcript of the recent D.C. Bar program titled “Litigation Developments for Exempt Organizations.” It’s a discussion of current EO cases that we rarely have from our friends in the IRS Office of Chief Counsel. Continue…