House Republicans Urge IRS Investigation Of AARP
GOP members of the House Ways and Means Committee asked the IRS to look into whether the AARP continues to qualify for its tax-exempt status.
The Hill: House Republicans Seek Audit Of AARP
Republicans on the House Ways and Means Committee asked federal tax authorities Friday to look into AARP's finances. The request was widely expected after the committee released a report last week raising questions about the hundreds of millions of dollars the nonprofit seniors' lobby gets for endorsing insurance products (Pecquet, 8/10).
Politico: GOP Calls For IRS Probe Of AARP
In a letter sent to IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman Friday, Reps. Wally Herger (R-Calif.), Dave Reichert (R-Wash.) and Charles Boustany (R-La.) say a recent congressional probe "gave rise to a number of serious concerns regarding AARP's organizational structure and activities, and it raised questions about whether AARP continues to qualify as a tax-exempt organization under Internal Revenue Service Code (IRC) 501(c)4" (Allen, 4/8).