NRA’s $100K daily legal fees should set off alarms at IRS over gun group’s ‘creative accounting’: legal experts
“Ninety-seven thousand dollars a day for seven days a week of relatively undefined legal services seems awfully questionable,” explained Campaign Legal Center attorney Brendan Fischer. “And based on the memo, the legal representation started with one relatively defined purpose and has apparently exceeded the scope of the original representation.” Fischer said the memos will not only draw interest from the IRS, but also at the state level. “There’s all sorts of red flags here,” he remarked. “It’s the kind of thing that the IRS could potentially scrutinize, but in recent years it’s more likely that state attorneys general are going to review the activities of nonprofits under state law.”
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