It will be hard to miss the onslaught of campaign commercials hoping to catch the attention of Ohio citizens between now and Election Day.
But leaders of 501(c)(3) organizations need to remember that there are restrictions on what types of activities in the political realm groups can participate in. The most obvious restriction prohibits the use of charitable funds for contributions to candidates’ campaigns. The IRS maintains a number of resources online at www.irs.gov
describing the limitations that charities have in political activities.