Summary: S.1777 — 117th Congress (2021-2022)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/20/2021)

Don't Weaponize the IRS Act

This bill codifies regulations promulgated by the Trump Administration exempting certain tax-exempt organizations from specified reporting requirements. Specifically the bill

  • increases from $5,000 to $50,000 the gross receipts threshold used to determine the eligibility of tax-exempt organizations for the exemption from certain disclosure and reporting requirements;
  • expands the definition of organization to include tax-exempt charitable organizations and organizations with no significant activities relating to lobbying, political activity, and the operation of a trade or business;
  • exempts from disclosure the names and addresses of contributors to an organization in its annual informational return; and
  • extends exemptions from reporting requirements to political action committees (i.e., 527 organizations).