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IRS HQ Targeting – PDF 0898

IRS HQ Targeting – PDF 0898

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DEPARTMENT OFTHETREASURY
 
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
 ASHINGTON, D.C.20224

DEPUTY COMMISSIONER

October12

7,201

The Honorable CarlLevin

Chairman

PermanentSubcommit Investigations

Commit
eeonHomeland Security

and GovernmentAf
airs

United States Senate

Washington,DC 2051

DearMr.Chairman:

Iam respondingtoyourlet
ertoCommissionerShulmandatedSeptember27,201

requesting additionalinformationaboutsection501ons. Thisresponse

(c)(4)organizati

supplementsthepreviousresponsesdatedJune4,2013,2012,and

2,July 12,August24,201

September12,andaddressestheadditionalquestionsraisedinyourrecentlet

4,201.

Question 1.Question theIRS Application forRecognition ofExem ption Under

Section 501

(a)states:

"Hasthe organization spentordoesitplan spend anym oneyattem pting influence

theselection,nom ination,election orappoinbnentofanyperson anyFederal,state,

orlocalpublicofficetoanofficeinapoliticalorganization? If"Yes,"explainindetail

and listthe ountsspentorto bespentin each case."
 Forthefol
owing organizations please forward copiesofthe responses

Question

1es CrossroadsGrassroots PolicyStrategi Priorities U.S.A
 ericansforProsperity PatriotM ajorityUSA
 Please provide with each answertheexplanatory "detail"and the listsofthe

"am ountsspentorto bespentin each case"referred Question

AsdiscussedinourpreviousresponsesdatedJune4,2012,theIRS

2,and August24,201

cannotlegal
ydisclosewhethertheorganizationsonyourlisthaveapplied fortax

exemption unless and untilsuch application isapproved. Section

04(a)ofthe Internal

RevenueCodepermitspublicdisclosureofanapplicationforrecognition oftaxexempt

status only afterthe organization hasbeen recognized asexempt.

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Enclosed arethe publiclyavailable portionsofthe applicationfileforPatriotMajorityUSA

[EIN 45-071.

0294]

Ourrecordsindicate afavorable determination let
erwasalso issuedtoAmericansfor

Prosperity[EIN75-31oan

48958]inOctober2004. However,duetoissuesrelated

electronicconversion process undertaken anumberofyearsago,we have notyetbeen

ableto locateourcopyoftheapplication file.'

Question 2.Inthe IRS response ofAugust24,201

2,Mr.Mil
erstatedthatan address

would beneeded orderfortheIRS totel
uswhetherornotanorganization hasbeen

recognized bytheIRS astax-exempt,Ihave providedaddressinformation several

organizationsbelow,aswel
asverbatim statementsfrom theseorganizations'websites

regarding their501

(c)(4)status.

Foreach organization,pleaseletmeknow iftheIRS has recognized itastax-exempt,

OrganizationName: Organization onWebs:

OrganizatiiteAddres
Organization'

tatementon501(c)(4)

Addres

status
 
roadsrootP.ht
p:///crossroadsgps.orgI CrosssGPSi Cros
Gras
sO.Box34413 www."roadss

PolicyStrategies hiti8tOD,DC
nonprofit

Wasotganizedas

20043 organizationunderson

ecti

501(0)(4)oftheInternal
 
RevenueCode."
 
PrioritiesS.A. 171SM StreetNW
p:/
prioritia."ess

U.www.eus
org! PrioritiUSAia
 
#264 50)(c)(4)organization
 
Wasdedicatedtomobilizing

hington,OC
 
20036-4504 Americanstopres

erve,
 
protectandpromotethe
 
middleclas

,andt

ens

ureopportunityand
 
freedom forthenext
 
Sl:eneration."
 
Americans2111W ilonBlvd. cansperity.org! AtnetiforProsfor shtttp:///ameriforpros"cansperityperity ia501(c)(4)entity

ProsSuite350

Arlington,VA 22202 undertheIRScode.
 
Contronsso

ibutiorgiftt

forPrperity

Americansos

atenottaxdeductible."
 
PatriotMajor1717RhodeIshtttp:///patriotmajority.org! "PatriotMajorityUSAi

ityUSA land

Avenue,NWa.501(c)(4)withthe

Washington,OC primarypurpos

eof
 
20036 encouragingadision

cus

ofeconomicis
inthe

ues

UnitedStates"

Asstated inourpreviousresponsetoyoudated August24,201

2,ourrecords show that

AmericansforProsperityand PatriotMajorityUSA havebeen recognized bythe IRS astax

exemptundersection501.es

(c)(4)WithrespecttoCrossroadsGrassrootsPolicyStrategi
andPrioritiesU.S.A.,we have norecord ofanapproved applicationfortheseorganizations.
 Inadditiontopublicavailabilityfrom theIRS,section61

04(d)ofthe InternalRevenue Code requires that

theorganization make itsapplication fortaxexemption availableforpublicinspection.

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Ihopethisinformation ishelpful. Ifyou have questions,please contactmeorhave yourstaf 

contactCatherine Barre at(202)622-3720.

Sincerely,

Steven T.Mil

DeputyCommissioner

forServicesand Enforcement

JW1559-000900