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CN Advisory: Moderate Concern

Enterprise Freedom Action Committee

Understanding Employee Rights

1090 Vermont Ave NW STE 800
Washington, DC 20005

EIN: 26-0563406

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During our analysis of Enterprise Freedom Action Committee’s 12/2011 Form 990, the document revealed the following:
  • More than half of Enterprise Freedom Action Committee's functional expenses were paid to its CEO Richard Berman's for-profit management company, Berman and Company. The document revealed that out of total expenses of $136,365, $82,286 was paid to Berman and Company. (See page 10, Part IX and Schedule L, Part IV)
During our analysis of Enterprise Freedom Action Committee's FYE 12/2012 and FYE 12/2013 Forms 990, the documents revealed the following:
During our analysis of Enterprise Freedom Action Committee's FYE 12/2014 Form 990, the document revealed the following:
  • Enterprise Freedom Action Committee continued to contract with CEO Richard Berman's management company, Berman and Company. (See the 2014 990, Schedule L)
We find the practice of a charity contracting for management services with a business owned by that charity's CEO atypical when compared to how other charities operate. We have reached out to for further clarification, but have not received an adequate explanation and have thus issued this Moderate Concern CN Advisory.

The nature of the atypical financial reporting issues identified are such that Charity Navigator has issued this CN Advisory to provide donors with information that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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EIN 26-0563406
Name in IRS Master File ENTERPRISE ACTION COMMITTEE
NTEE Code J05
NTEE Classification Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis
NTEE Type Employment, Job-Related
Classification Social Welfare Organization
Subsection 501(c)(4)  (View the list of codes)
Activities
Foundation Status All organizations except 501(c)(3)
Deductibility Contributions are not deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date January, 2008
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
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  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

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Enterprise Freedom Action Committee
1090 Vermont Ave
NW STE 800
Washington, DC 20005
EIN: 26-0563406


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