Listed below is a series of articles of interest to tax-exempt organizations published in October 2001 as the Exempt Organizations Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Technical Instruction Program for Fiscal Year 2002. These materials were designed specifically for training purposes only. Under no circumstances should the contents of these articles be used or cited as authority for setting or sustaining a technical position.
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Beauty Pageants: Private Benefit Worth Watching
A discussion of the private benefit issues for beauty pageant organizations that provide scholarships as prizes.
Agency: Exempt Organization and UBIT Issues
An overview of agency law and its application to UBIT, charitable contribution and exemption issues.
Update on Health Care
A discussion of current issues affecting health care organizations, updating several recent articles, including the FY2001 Update , Health Clubs , Joint Ventures Update and Joint Ventures .
IRC 501(c)(12) Cooperatives
An overview of the exemption for local benevolent life insurance associations, mutual ditch or irrigation companies, mutual or cooperative telephone companies, electric companies or like organizations.
Introduction to IRC 4958
A review of the temporary regulations issued concerning the tax on excess benefit transactions involving IRC 501(c)(3) and IRC 501(c)(4) organizations.
Election Year Issues
A discussion, in question and answer format, of issues concerning political activities by tax-exempt organizations and the taxation of political organizations.
A synopsis of the developments in the past fiscal year concerning exempt organizations.