Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published September 13, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY: Comptroller, Congressmen Warn Maryland Nonprofits in Risk of Losing Tax-Exempt Status

Comptroller, Congressmen Warn Maryland Nonprofits in Risk


of Losing Tax-Exempt Status



WHO:             Comptroller Peter Franchot

U.S. Congressman Elijah E. Cummings (D-MD 7th District) - invited

U.S. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD 2nd District)

Henry Bogdan, The Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Russell W. Myers Jr., The American Legion Department of Maryland, Inc.

                        State and local elected officials

                        Nonprofit organizations representatives



WHAT:          With an extensive history of advocacy for nonprofit organizations, Comptroller Franchot will join federal elected officials, nonprofit community representatives and others to announce a special campaign aimed at assisting nonprofits at risk of losing their federal tax-exempt status.


Due to the federal legislation, small tax-exempt organizations whose annual gross receipts are $50,000 or less are required to electronically submit Form 990-N, also known as the e-Postcard, unless they choose to file a complete Form 990 or Form 990-EZ instead. Automatic revocation occurs when an organization fails to file the requisite form for three consecutive years. 



WHEN:         Friday, September 13, 2013

                        12:30 p.m.     



WHERE:       StateOffice Building


301 W. Preston Street

Baltimore, MD 21201



CONTACT:   Caron Brace (410) 212-9414, cell