Prof. Aprill quoted in Washington Post about new IRS rules for nonprofit groups

Professor Ellen Aprill, the John E. Anderson Professor of Tax Law and founding organizer of the Western Conference on Tax Exempt Organizations, explained the impact of new rules regarding the taxation of nonprofit advocacy groups in a Washington Post story


Even though the regulation is unlikely to become final before the 2014 elections, the proposal has already set off a heated debate about what constitutes partisan activity and whether limiting political activity tramples on free-speech protections.

The battle is "going to be a knock-down, drag-out," said Ellen Aprill, a tax law professor at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.