It’s been a week since the bombshell admission by IRS Exempt Organizations (EO) Director Lois Lerner that the IRS had targeted for special scrutiny conservative groups seeking tax-exempt recognition under Section 501(c)4 of the Internal Revenue Code. NPQ has been reporting on this all week, and the story has moved so fast that the Treasury Department investigation report that precipitated the furor has almost been lost in the rush.
Princeton economics professor Uwe Reinhardt asks a question of nonprofit hospitals that might be asked of all nonprofits: why do we make transparency so difficult to access?
Nonprofit Quarterly continues its coverage of the Sanford Health/Fairview Health Services merger attempt, investigating the potentially improper linkage between Sanford and the entity that bears his name.
Steven Miller, the Acting Commissioner of the IRS has resigned – the first of the fall guys for IRSGate…and others come forward to claim they too were targeted.
Did you know that a volunteer town committee member in Massachusetts is considered a local government “employee” under state ethics rules? Neither did Pine DuBois.
Teach For America founder Wendy Kopp is stepping down as CEO but is becoming board chair. From a governance perspective, this transition includes some unusual dimensions.