Watchdog Files IRS Complaint Against Stacey Abrams’ Nonprofit for Supporting Her Potential Candidacy
The Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust—which describes its mission as "promoting accountability, ethics, and transparency in government and civic arenas"— argues that FFA is supporting Abrams’ political ambitions instead of advocating voting rights, in violation of tax law. The tax law states that a political 501(c)(4) nonprofits cannot provide a "private benefit" to a particular person or group, according to the Associated Press.
Adav Noti, who works for the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center, told the AP, "If we later learn that the spending was to lay the groundwork for a campaign, retrospectively that could be a violation," but said that nothing is wrong if they want to promote their leader now.
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