26 U.S. Code § 504 - Status after organization ceases to qualify for exemption under section 501(c)(3) because of substantial lobbying or because of political activities
The Secretary shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary or appropriate to prevent the avoidance of subsection (a), including regulations relating to a direct or indirect transfer of all or part of the assets of an organization to an organization controlled (directly or indirectly) by the same person or persons who control the transferor organization.
Subsection (a) shall not apply to any organization which is a disqualified organization within the meaning of section 501(h)(5) (relating to churches, etc.) for the taxable year immediately preceding the first taxable year for which such organization is described in paragraph (2) of subsection (a).
A prior section 504, acts Aug. 16, 1954, ch. 736, 68A Stat. 168; Oct. 22, 1968, Pub. L. 90–630, § 6(a), 82 Stat. 1330, related to denial of exemption, prior to repeal by Pub. L. 91–172, title I, § 101(j)(15), Dec. 30, 1969, 83 Stat. 527. For effective date of repeal, see section 101(k)(2)(B) of Pub. L. 91–172, set out as an Effective Date note under section 4940 of this title.
1987—Pub. L. 100–203, § 10711(b)(2)(A), substituted “substantial lobbying or because of political activities” for “substantial lobbying” in section catchline.
Subsec. (a)(2). Pub. L. 100–203, § 10711(b)(1), amended par. (2) generally. Prior to amendment, par. (2) read as follows: “is not an organization described in section 501(c)(3) by reason of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting, to influence legislation,”.
Written determinations for this section
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- Denial of Exemption : 2014-11-14
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 2012-08-17
- Corporations : 2012-08-17
- Denial of Exemption : 2012-08-17
- Agriculture and Horticulture Organizations : 2012-08-17
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 2012-04-27
- Denial of Exemption : 2012-04-27
- Denial of Exemption : 2012-02-03
- Sales and Service to Public : 2012-02-03
- Section 501 c 3 Organizations : 2012-02-03
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 2012-02-03
- Corporations : 2012-02-03
- Denial of Exemption : 2012-02-03
- Agriculture and Horticulture Organizations : 2012-02-03
- Organizational and Operational Tests : 5490-12-09
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 5490-12-09
- Denial of Exemption : 5490-12-09
- Section 501 c 3 Organizations : 5490-12-09
- Denial of Exemption : 2011-05-20
- Denial of Exemption : 2010-11-05
- Exclusively Test : 2010-11-05
- Denial of Exemption : 2010-10-15
- Exclusively Test : 2010-10-15
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 2010-04-23
- Corporations : 2010-04-23
- Denial of Exemption : 2010-04-23
- Agriculture and Horticulture Organizations : 2010-04-23
- Organizational and Operational Tests : 2008-10-24
- Private v. Public Interest Served : 2008-10-24
- Religious Organizations : 2008-10-24
- Denial of Exemption : 2008-10-24
- Trustees Serve Private Interest : 2008-10-24
- Rollover Contributions : 2008-04-04
- Educational Organizations : 2008-04-04
- Corporations : 2008-04-04
- Denial of Exemption : 2008-04-04
- Sales and Service to Public : 2008-04-04
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