Montana Governor Urges IRS to Reconsider Donor Disclosure Rules

Oct. 8, 2019, 4:38 PM

The IRS should ditch its proposal to scrap a decades-old requirement for certain nonprofits to disclose the names and addresses of their donors, according to Montana Gov. Steve Bullock.

“The IRS indicates that there is no need for the tax-exempt organizations to provide the information previously required in annual reporting,” Bullock (D) said in an Oct. 7 letter to the IRS. “But adoption of these proposed changes inhibits federal and state agencies’ ability to audit tax-exempt organizations.”

  • The IRS proposal came after a federal judge, in a lawsuit brought by Bullock and others, struck down 2018 changes to the donor ...

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