The association, a 527 organization
that can raise unlimited amounts from individuals and corporations, has enjoyed (https://www.
simply by donating directly to a [section] 527 organization
SUNUNU: The former NH senator sets up the "New Day for America" 527 organization
with Ohio guv John Kasich, the seeming GOP prez hopeful.
Donors must be disclosed if political activity is conducted by a section 527 organization
, but not if it is conducted by a noncharitable exempt.
They are a progressive secular political group whose current incarnation is as a non-profit 527 organization
that accepts a contribution or makes an expenditure for an exempt function periodically files a disclosure report, Form 8872, Political Organization Report of Contributions and Expenditures, with the IRS for contributions in excess of $200 and expenditures made to a person who has received at least $500 during the year.
Although the overwhelming majority of organizations claiming tax exemption under section 527 are registered as "political committees" at the local, state or federal level, the term "527 organization
" has become a short-hand means of referring to 527 organizations
not registered as political committees.
For once, Democrats have a head-start with their new 527 organization
, which was set up by the DLCC, AFSCME, the government employees union, and the National Committee for an Effective Congress, the main organization that provides technical redistricting support to Democratic state parties.
In the Florida Governor's race, the Miami Herald reported that the same Republican consultant who helped the Swift boat veterans attack John Kerry's military record has established a 527 organization
They formed the fundraising 527 organization
America Coming Together (ACT), which spent more than $78 million (four times the expenditures of Swift Vets and POWs for Truth) in an effort to defeat Bush.
94) Thus, a [section] 527 organization
may be nothing more than a checking account.
But unlike traditional political groups, a Section 527 organization
can conceal both its donors and its beneficiaries.