INTERESTING NEWS came out of the Internal Revenue Service on 22 Jun 2011 ..
CAIR has LOST its 501(c)(3) /TAX-EXEMPT/ Status .. for violations of the reporting requirements ..
Here’s what is missing .. and why they lost that status ..
— “Under a new federal law, effective starting for tax years ending on or after Dec. 31, 2007, if an organization fails to file either Form 990-N, Form 990 or Form 990 EZ for three consecutive years, its tax-exempt status will automatically be revoked”
— “The annual reports include financial information on donations and other sources of income, operating expenses and names and payments given to directors and key staff members.”
(NOTE: The CAIR Foundation won exempt status in 2007 and then never filed any annual reports)
Therefore .. by NOT filing these reports .. CAIR Was automatically PURGED from the list of Tax-Exempt Organizations ..
(AND .. more importantly … DONATIONS to CAIR is no Longer Tax Deductible despite what their website states!)
NEEDLESS To say .. the Branches of CAIR in various states that did file their own reports STILL Retain their 501(c)(3) status at this time.
Brings up the question .. WHY didn’t they FILE .. is there a REASON why they do NOT want the IRS to know about their Revenues/Expenses .. their staffing .. is there something about their Activities that is .. questionable?)
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