Tuesday, December 12, 2023

Oversight Hearing on the Growth of The Tax Exempt Sector and Politics Tomorrow

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No word yet on who the witnesses might be, but its probably worth tuning into tomorrow's Oversight hearing on the growth of civil society and the impact on politics.  Here is the announcement:

Chairman Smith and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Schweikert Announce Subcommittee Hearing on Growth of the Tax-Exempt Sector and the Impact on the American Political Landscape

House Committee on Ways and Means Chairman Jason Smith (MO-08) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman David Schweikert (AZ-01) announced today that the Subcommittee on Oversight will hold a hearing to examine the tax-exempt sector and its impact on American politics. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 2:00 PM in 1100 Longworth House Office Building.

Members of the public may view the hearing via live webcast available at https://waysandmeans.house.gov. The webcast will not be available until the hearing starts.

In view of the limited time available to hear the witnesses, oral testimony at this hearing will be from invited witnesses only. However, any individual or organization not scheduled for an oral appearance may submit a written statement for consideration by the Committee and for inclusion in the printed record of the hearing.


Please Note: Any person(s) and/or organization(s) wishing to submit written comments for the hearing record can do so here: [email protected].

Please ATTACH your submission as a Microsoft Word document in compliance with the formatting requirements listed below, by the close of business on Wednesday, December 27, 2023.  For questions, or if you encounter technical problems, please call (202) 225-3625.


The Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record. As always, submissions will be included in the record according to the discretion of the Committee. The Committee will not alter the content of your submission but reserves the right to format it according to guidelines. Any submission provided to the Committee by a witness, any materials
submitted for the printed record, and any written comments in response to a request for written comments must conform to the guidelines listed below. Any submission not in compliance with these guidelines will not be printed but will be maintained in the Committee files for review and use by the Committee.

All submissions and supplementary materials must be submitted in a single document via email, provided in Word format and must not exceed a total of 10 pages. Please indicate the title of the hearing as the subject line in your submission. Witnesses and submitters are advised that the Committee relies on electronic submissions for printing the official hearing record. All submissions must include a list of all clients, persons and/or organizations on whose behalf the witness appears. The name, company, address, telephone, and fax numbers of each witness must be included in the body of the email. Please exclude any personal identifiable information in the attached submission. Failure to follow the formatting requirements may result in the exclusion of a submission. All submissions for the record are final.


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