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Posted on: May 8, 2015
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NFL Will No Longer File as Tax-Exempt Entity

By Matthew R. Macaluso of Keller Macaluso LLC

After years of public criticism regarding its 501(c)(6) tax-exempt status, including discussions in Congress regarding removing the exemption, the NFL announced that it will no longer file as a tax-exempt entity, voluntarily relinquishing its status. Commissioner Roger Gooddell made the announcement to NFL team owners and members of Congress on Tuesday, April 28. Read more here.

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