Internal Revenue Bulletin:  2010-38 

September 20, 2010 

Announcement 2010-57

Deletions From Cumulative List of Organizations Contributions to Which are Deductible Under Section 170 of the Code


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The Internal Revenue Service has revoked its determination that the organizations listed below qualify as organizations described in sections 501(c)(3) and 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.

Generally, the Service will not disallow deductions for contributions made to a listed organization on or before the date of announcement in the Internal Revenue Bulletin that an organization no longer qualifies. However, the Service is not precluded from disallowing a deduction for any contributions made after an organization ceases to qualify under section 170(c)(2) if the organization has not timely filed a suit for declaratory judgment under section 7428 and if the contributor (1) had knowledge of the revocation of the ruling or determination letter, (2) was aware that such revocation was imminent, or (3) was in part responsible for or was aware of the activities or omissions of the organization that brought about this revocation.

If on the other hand a suit for declaratory judgment has been timely filed, contributions from individuals and organizations described in section 170(c)(2) that are otherwise allowable will continue to be deductible. Protection under section 7428(c) would begin on September 20, and would end on the date the court first determines that the organization is not described in section 170(c)(2) as more particularly set forth in section 7428(c)(1). For individual contributors, the maximum deduction protected is $1,000, with a husband and wife treated as one contributor. This benefit is not extended to any individual, in whole or in part, for the acts or omissions of the organization that were the basis for revocation.

Org. Name City State
American Family Credit Counseling Peoria AZ
Apple Consumer Credit Counseling, Inc. Lynebrook NY
Brotherhood of Men, Inc. Washington DC
Debterminded Inc. Coral Gables FL
Five Star Debt Management Services, Inc. Melville NY
Fleetwood Stage Company, Inc. New York NY
Gold Coast Credit Counseling, Inc. Lake Worth FL
Lighthouse Foundation, Inc. Newnan GA
Opera Institute of California Palm Springs CA
Project Challenge of the West Coast, Inc. Bradenton FL
Promise Consumer Credit Services, Inc. Coconut Creek FL
Sugarland Run Community Activities Association Sterling VA
Strides, Inc. Watertown SD
Town and Country Acceptance Corporation Cantonment FL
Vang Pao Foundation St. Paul MN
Winterhaven, Inc. Norwalk IA
Walker Foundation Cincinnati OH

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