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Keeping it Legal: Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits

In the nonprofit world, lobbying can sometimes be a dirty word. But did you know that as a 501(c)3, you can lobby? There are some restrictions, as outlined below, but here’s a chance to bolster your advocacy efforts and make an impact with decision makers on Capital Hill. Let’s be clear before you read any further- this is designed to give you basic information nonprofits and lobbying. For more specific details about your organization, contact your tax professional.