CHAPTER EIGHTEducational Organizations

*§ 8.1 FEDERAL TAX LAW DEFINITION OF EDUCATIONAL

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*§ 8.2 EDUCATION CONTRASTED WITH PROPAGANDA

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This court subsequently concluded that, using these factors, messages were “indicative that the method used to communicate the position is not educational,” such as distortion of facts and use of “inflammatory language and disparaging terms.”33.1

§ 8.3 EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

(b) Museums Tax Law

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(i) Law in General.

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(ii) Senate Finance Committee Investigation.

Reacting to media reports raising the possibility that some tax-exempt museums are operating with minimal benefit to the public while facilitating substantial charitable deductions, the Senate Finance Committee has initiated investigations. These inquiries started with letters sent to several small museums around the end of November 2015.

These letters ask, with respect to the museum's most recent five years, for information ...

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