NFP entities are a vital part of the community’s experience, growth and inclusiveness. While the focus of many NFPs is to protect and support the vulnerable, others exist to nourish the community in other ways—through sport and recreation, through conservation of the local environment and heritage, through religion, through multicultural activities, and, importantly, through arts and culture.
AMPAG believes the principle of public benefit should be the most useful general guide for determining eligibility for tax exempt status. Given the benefit NFP arts companies provide to our communities, tax reform should not negatively affect NFP arts companies or their employees.
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