Storms Brewing on Legislative Front
Federal regulation like what has been proposed and debated will not advance this good work. It will instead lead to the development of more bureaucracy and costs for nonprofit organizations.
If Grassley and his colleagues are truly concerned about the effectiveness and efficiency of charities, they should make certain that existing laws are enforced instead of creating new ones. They should fund the Internal Revenue Service and other government enforcement agencies so they can pursue the few bad apples who abuse their positions or engage in fraudulent activities, rather than impose new burdens on a whole class.