Public Charities Can Lobby

Guidelines for 501(c)3 public charities (PDF)

Lobbying Rules for Nonprofits

Chart explaining IRS lobbying rules for 501(c)3 nonprofit charities (.doc).

Worry-free Lobbying for Nonprofits

How to use the 501(h) election to maximize effectiveness (PDF).

Maximize Your Lobby Limit

Elect to measure your lobbying using the 501(h) expenditure test (PDF).

Lobbying Under the Insubstantial Part Test

Learn the rules about how much a 501(c)3 can lobby under federal law (PDF).

IRS Form 5768

Election/Revocation of Election by an Eligible Section 501(c)(3) Organization To Make Expenditures To Influence Legislation (PDF)

Election Checklist for 501(c)3 Public Charities

Ensuring Election Year Advocacy Efforts Remain Nonpartisan (PDF)

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