Charity | Religious nonprofit organizations are required to share their tax returns
by Warren Cole Smith
Posted 1/26/08, 12:00 am
Some 750,000 religious nonprofit organizations in America are required by law to share their Form 990 tax returns with anyone who asks to see them. Form 990s reveal income, and also information such as the compensation of key executives.
But what if you don't want people-including Sen. Charles Grassley of the Senate Finance Committee-to see your tax returns? No problem. Just call yourself a church.