Tag: Donor Privacy

Tag: Donor Privacy

  • Treasury Recognizes Importance of Donor Privacy in New Regulation image

    Treasury Recognizes Importance of Donor Privacy in New Regulation

    On July 16, the Department of the Treasury announced that 501(c) tax-exempt organizations, except 501(c)(3)s, no longer have to disclose their donor information on their yearly IRS tax forms.

  • Free Speech a Major Theme at ALEC’s States and Nation Policy Conference image

    Free Speech a Major Theme at ALEC’s States and Nation Policy Conference

    Free speech was a major theme throughout this year’s ALEC States and Nation Policy Summit, so the Center to Protect Free Speech was very busy. The Center was hard at …

  • VIDEO: Under Attack: Donors Right to Privacy image

    VIDEO: Under Attack: Donors Right to Privacy

    People United for Privacy released a new video about a donor’s right to privacy. A financial contribution to an organization or cause you believe in is protected speech.   Attacks …

  • Victory for Free Speech and Donor Privacy image

    Victory for Free Speech and Donor Privacy

    After years of litigation,  US Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced on October 26 that the Justice Department has entered into settlements in two cases brought by conservative groups whose tax-exempt status …

  • ALEC Donor Disclosure Toolkit image

    ALEC Donor Disclosure Toolkit

    Donor disclosure and donor privacy are very important issues. Unfortunately, instead of a focus on government transparency and individual privacy, many advocates of donor disclosure are actually attempting to pass laws that would require the disclosure of personal information—like names and home addresses of Americans—in order to intimidate these donors from contributing to the causes they care about most.

  • Beneficial Ownership Disclosure: A Huge Donor Disclosure Threat image

    Beneficial Ownership Disclosure: A Huge Donor Disclosure Threat

    Across the country, efforts are underway in all branches of our government to intimidate and stop the American people from expressing their views as guaranteed under the First Amendment. In …

  • VIDEO: Donor Disclosure in an Age of No Privacy image

    VIDEO: Donor Disclosure in an Age of No Privacy

    Guy Benson, Darcy Olsen, and Pete Coors addressing the ALEC 2017 Annual Meeting on donor disclosure in an age of no privacy.

  • Taxes, Pensions and Free Speech On Display in Salt Lake City image

    Taxes, Pensions and Free Speech On Display in Salt Lake City

    The ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform recently hosted a successful regional Tax and Fiscal Policy Academy, with Utah legislative hosts Senator Wayne Niederhauser, Senator Stuart Adams and Representative Kim …

  • Resolution in Support of Nonprofit Donor Privacy image

    Resolution in Support of Nonprofit Donor Privacy

    Summary In response to attempts to expand the scope and application of donor disclosure requirements of nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, the American Legislative Exchange Council resolves to oppose such efforts and …

  • Donor Disclosure or Donor Intimidation? image

    Donor Disclosure or Donor Intimidation?

    Who would have guessed the anti-slavery movement was once in danger of being intimidated out of existence? Throughout American history, politicians, policymakers and violent mobs have tried to expose donors …

  • Free Market Groups Speak Out to Defend Free Speech image

    Free Market Groups Speak Out to Defend Free Speech

    The delicate balance of our democracy is preserved when all groups are free to speak in the public square, and ALL Americans should be concerned when agents of the government use their official offices to marginalize political foes...We hear you. Your threat is clear: There is a heavy and inconvenient cost to disagreeing with you. Calls for debate will be met with political retribution. That’s called tyranny. And, we reject it.