Summary: H.R.5053 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House amended (06/14/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 9, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying information of any contributor.

The bill includes exceptions for: (1) required disclosures regarding prohibited tax shelter transactions; and (2) contributions by the organization's officers, directors, or five highest compensated employees (including compensation paid by related organizations).