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We’re*working to*protect your right to support causes you care about. Here’s how*you

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We’re*working to*protect your right to support causes you care about. Here’s how*you

10.31.19 12:57 PM

For a society to be democratic, citizens must have the power to hold their governments accountable for*its actions. People joining with each other in organizations is one way of doing that. But current IRS policy could put that power in jeopardy. Americans for Prosperity has*submitted a public comment, calling for reform. To comply with the federal tax code, nonprofit*civil liberty organizations, faith-based groups, national issue organizations, and community groups*are required to fill out form Schedule B.*This form asks for*the sensitive personal information — including names and home addresses — of some of their supporters. Collecting that information poses a very real threat to the privacy of American citizens. IRS employees have leaked this*personal data*before for political purposes, exposing individuals to unnecessary harassment simply for joining causes they support.*In our increasingly partisan and polarized society, this is a serious risk*and could have a chilling effect on public discourse. The IRS has conceded that it does not need Schedule B to enforce the law*and has now proposed a new rule that would limit Schedule B requirements. This reform would help*mitigate risk and preserve the public participation that helps drive social progress. How you can call for reform In*our public comment, we remind […]

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