Course blog for American University PERF-570, Fall 2014
Did you know that the National Football League is a nonprofit organization? Yes, that national association of extremely wealthy teams and team owners, with merchandise and sponsorship deals and all. It’s organized as a 501(c)6 rather than the 501(c)3 we talked about in class (so donors can’t deduct their contribution on their income taxes…but there probably aren’t any donors).
From time to time, someone in congress tries to revoke this privilege for one reason or another. This month, it’s about the NFL teams controversial responses (or lack of responses) to domestic violence accusations among players.