- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Ways and MeansIntroducedFebruary 2nd, 2018
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Requiring the submission of the names and addresses of donors to tax-exempt groups has a chilling effect on free speech. Besides, the IRS is already considering ending these disclosures because it and state regulators have inadvertently disclosed personal information to the public.
Disclosures of donor names, addresses, and donation amounts don’t deter people from donating to causes they believe in. Even if there are accidental public releases of confidential information, these disclosures are needed to ensure that taxpayers aren’t being defrauded by these groups.