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IRS Wants To Tighten Its Rule On Social Welfare Groups

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The IRS is asking Americans to comment on how it should regulate social welfare groups. Under the tax code, they are known as 501(c)(4) groups. They are the new players in politics — heavily financed but done so anonymously.
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