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Frequently Asked Questions About the Ban on Political Campaign Intervention by 501(c)(3) Organizations: Consequences of Prohibited Activity

What happens if an organization engages in prohibited political campaign activity?

Violating this ban may result in denial or revocation of the organization’s tax-exempt status and the imposition of an excise tax on the amount of money spent on the activity.

 

Page Last Reviewed or Updated: 09-Mar-2017