It is an absolutely essential check on IRS politicization and targeting of conservative non-profits. H.R. 5053 would prevent the IRS from collecting the names of donors to non-profit organizations. Under current law, 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) non-profits are required to furnish this information to the IRS on Schedule B of their annual Form 990 reporting statement. The IRS does not make Schedule B available to the public, and has even indicated that they no longer see the value of collecting it.
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