Avoiding Campaign Activities

On June 1, 2006, the IRS issued a Newswire Release Number IR-2006-087 reminding charities to avoid campaign activities this election season.
Why?

For more information see:
1. IRS Fact Sheet 2006-17, Election Year Activities and hte Prohibition on Political Campaign Intervention for Section 501(c)(3) Organization at http://www.irs.gov/charities/article
2. Procedure for the 2006 Election Season at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-tege
3. IRS Publication 1828, Tax Guide for churches and Religious Organization at http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs=pdf/p1828.pdf

Understanding the IRS and these rules are importantant during this election season and in following requirements placed on exempt organizations.