Washington Examiner: Group tells IRS Sierra Club evading taxes, colludes with commercial firms

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By Mark Tapscott
Washington Examiner

Sierra Club officials pay no taxes on income the environmental nonprofit generates from solar panel sales by its commercial partners.

At the same time, the Sierra Club Foundation functions in a manner that illegally benefits private commercial interests, including some of the nation’s largest energy firms.

Both allegations are contained in a report released Wednesday by the Energy and Environment Legal Institute with its referral to the Internal Revenue Service asking the federal tax agency to investigate the potential violations of tax laws and regulations.

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2014-09-17T11:33:26+00:00 September 17th, 2014|Green Groups, IRS Tax Violation, Media Coverage, Schnare|