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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

CN Advisory: High Concern

Benton Development Group

303 First Avenue Vinton, IA 52349
tel: (319) 472-5545   Web Site
EIN: 42-1347303

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On March 29, 2017, The Gazette reported that Benton Development Group was, or may continue to be, a subject of a material diversion of assets in an article titled, "Former Benton Development Group director faces felony theft charges." For more information regarding this matter, please see The Gazette article.

On September 1, 2017, KCRG 9 ABC reported on the operations of Benton Development Group, a charity that has recently experienced a material diversion of assets, in an article titled, "Vinton woman sentenced for embezzling from Benton Development Group." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see the KCRG 9 ABC article.


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EIN 42-1347303
Name in IRS Master File BENTON DEVELOPMENT GROUP
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Civic League
Subsection 501(c)(4)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (403) Attracting new industry or retaining industry in an area
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 October, 1990
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
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  • June, 2018
  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014

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Charity Contact Info

Benton Development Group
303 First Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349
tel: (319) 472-5545
EIN: 42-1347303

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