Taxes are a common theme on news shows in the U.S.; you may have even seen the Tax Foundation’s very own Kyle Pomerleau speaking about the presidential candidates’ tax plans. However, Americans rarely see a sitcom or...
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The Tax Foundation is an independent 501(c)(3) non-partisan, non-profit organization founded in 1937. We have no endowment and must raise our budget to support our programs each year. As a policy, we neither solicit nor receive financial support from any government entity.
Our 2014 revenue ($3,675,132) consisted of support from philanthropic foundations (42%), corporate contributions (40%), donations from over 1,600 individuals (10%), and events revenue and miscellaneous (8%). No one donor contributed more than 12 percent of our revenue.
Our 2014 expenses ($2,971,778) consisted of $2.22 million (75%) spent on programs, $0.20 million (7%) on administrative costs, and $0.55 million (19%) on fundraising costs (in which we include donor outreach costs). Our 2015 budget is $4 million. Support the Tax Foundation by clicking here!
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