Transparency - IRS imposes penalty on charity that allegedly inflated pharmaceutical donation

April 07, 2012 | By: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) Mark Blumberg
Topics: News, Canadian Charity Law, Global Giving, Ethics and Canadian Charities

In an article by The Chronicle of Philanthropy by Caroline Preston entitled “Update: IRS Levies Fine on Food for the Hungry Over Drug Valuations” it describes how the US IRS has levied a penalty against a charity that misreported donations on its annual return.

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The article notes: “All told, the IRS letter says, Food for the Hungry’s noncash contributions should have been listed on its 2008 tax form as $92,633, not $75.7-million.”

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