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Federal Free Printable Form 5768 (Rev. September 2016) for 2019 Federal Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation

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Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation
Form 5768 (Rev. September 2016)

Form 5768 Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation (Rev. September 2016) Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service ▶ (Under Section 501(h) of the Internal Revenue Code) Information about Form 5768 and its instructions is at www.irs.gov/form5768. For IRS Use Only ▶ Name of organization Employer identification number Number and street (or P.O. box no., if mail is not delivered to street address) Room/suite City, town or post office, and state ZIP + 4 1 Election— As an eligible organization, we hereby elect to have the provisions of section 501(h) of the Code, relating to expenditures to influence legislation, apply to our tax year ending and all subsequent tax years until revoked. (Month, day, and year) Note: This election must be signed and postmarked within the first taxable year to which it applies. 2 Revocation— As an eligible organization, we hereby revoke our election to have the provisions of section 501(h) of the Code, relating to expenditures to influence legislation, apply to our tax year ending and all subsequent tax years (until a new election is made). (Month, day, and year) Note: This revocation must be signed and postmarked before the first day of the tax year to which it applies. election revocation Under penalties of perjury, I declare that I am authorized to make this (check applicable box) ▶ on behalf of the above named organization. (Signature of officer or trustee) General Instructions Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code. Section 501(c)(3) states that an organization exempt under that section will lose its tax-exempt status and its qualification to receive deductible charitable contributions if a substantial part of its activities are carried on to influence legislation. Section 501(h), however, permits certain eligible section 501(c)(3) organizations to elect to make limited expenditures to influence legislation. An organization making the election will, however, be subject to an excise tax under section 4911 if it spends more than the amounts permitted by that section. Also, the organization may lose its exempt status if its lobbying expenditures exceed the permitted amounts by more than 50% over a 4-year period. For any tax year in which an election under section 501(h) is in effect, an electing organization must report the actual and permitted amounts of its lobbying expenditures and grass roots expenditures (as defined in section 4911(c)) on its annual return required under section 6033. See Part II-A of Schedule C (Form 990 or Form 990-EZ). Each electing member of an affiliated group must report these amounts for both itself and the affiliated group as a whole. To make or revoke the election, enter the ending date of the tax year to which (Type or print name and title) (Date) the election or revocation applies in item 1 or 2, as applicable, and sign and date the form in the spaces provided. Eligible organizations. A section 501(c)(3) organization is permitted to make the election if it is not a disqualified organization (see below) and is described in: 1. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ii) (relating to educational institutions), 2. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iii) (relating to hospitals and medical research organizations), 3. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) (relating to organizations supporting government schools), 4. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (relating to organizations publicly supported by charitable contributions), 5. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(ix) (relating to agricultural research organizations), 6. Section 509(a)(2) (relating to organizations publicly supported by admissions, sales, etc.), or 7. Section 509(a)(3) (relating to organizations supporting certain types of public charities other than those section 509(a)(3) organizations that support section 501(c)(4), (5), or (6) organizations). Disqualified organizations. The following types of organizations are not permitted to make the election: a. Section 170(b)(1)(A)(i) organizations (relating to churches), b. An integrated auxiliary of a church or of a convention or association of churches, or c. A member of an affiliated group of organizations if one or more members of such group is described in a or b of this paragraph. Affiliated organizations. Organizations are members of an affiliated group of organizations only if (1) the governing instrument of one such organization requires it to be bound by the decisions of the other organization on legislative issues, or (2) the governing board of one such organization includes persons (i) who are specifically designated representatives of another such organization or are members of the governing board, officers, or paid executive staff members of such other organization, and (ii) who, by aggregating their votes, have sufficient voting power to cause or prevent action on legislative issues by the first such organization. For more details, see section 4911 and section 501(h). Note: A private foundation (including a private operating foundation) is not an eligible organization. Where to file. Mail Form 5768 to: Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Center Ogden, UT 84201-0027 Cat. No. 12125M Form 5768 (Rev. 9-2016)
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Form 5768 (Rev. September 2016)

2017 Form 5768

Form 5768 (Rev. September 2016)

2016 Form 5768

Form 5768 (Rev. September 2016)

Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation 2015 Form 5768

Form 5768 (Rev. August 2013)

Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation 2013 Form 5768

Form 5768 (Rev. August 2013)

Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organizations To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation 2012 Form 5768

Form 5768 (Rev. September 2009)

Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organizations To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation 2011 Form 5768

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