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SuperChannel WACX-TV

In God we trust

zero star

54.19

285 West Central Parkway Suite 1716
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
tel: (800) 268-8204   Web Site
EIN: 59-1798262

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 54.19 zero star
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 36.00 zero star
This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

SuperChannel WACX-TV, is a full power commercial broadcast station dedicated to providing the best in Inspirational television to an ever expanding audience within the state of Florida. Our Central Florida stations are all carried on local cable, Dish Network and Direct-TV (local to local), covering almost 30% of Florida's population. This includes the Orlando Area (WACX-DT Ch.40), Gainesville (TV 69) and Madison (TV 3). SuperChannel is Orlando's only commercial Christian independent TV station. We air original programs along with local and national client programming through individual contracts with agencies, independent distributors and program producers.

SuperChannel WACX-TV, is a full power commercial broadcast station dedicated to providing the best in Inspirational television to an ever expanding audience within the state of Florida. Our Central Florida stations are all carried on local cable, Dish Network and Direct-TV (local to local), covering almost 30% of Florida's population. This includes the Orlando Area (WACX-DT Ch.40), Gainesville (TV 69) and Madison (TV 3). SuperChannel is Orlando's only commercial Christian independent TV station. We air original programs along with local and national client programming through individual contracts with agencies, independent distributors and program producers.

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Financial

four stars

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

zero star

36.00

This rating was published 06/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.5%
  Administrative Expenses 10.7%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.60
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 10.27
  Program Expenses Growth 60.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.1%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SuperChannel WACX-TV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by SuperChannel WACX-TV on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SuperChannel WACX-TV (FL) 54.19 zero star
Basic Gospel (TX) 85.74 three stars
Andrew Wommack Ministries (CO) 96.32 four stars
Our Daily Bread Ministries (MI) 89.76 three stars
Time of Grace Ministry (WI) 88.13 three stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $187,276
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $187,276
   Program Service Revenue $2,113,725
Total Primary Revenue $2,301,001
   Other Revenue $291,795
TOTAL REVENUE $2,592,796
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,273,685
   Administrative Expenses $722,304
   Fundraising Expenses $175,127
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $10,171,116
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-7,578,320
   
Net Assets $58,961,430

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
TV Programming $9,273,685 100.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-12 06/01/2020 54.19 zero star
2017-12 06/01/2019 64.39 one star
2016-12 06/01/2018 56.43 one star
2015-12 06/01/2017 53.73 zero star
2014-12 06/01/2016 52.09 zero star
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 02/01/2016 49.02 zero star
2013-12 07/01/2015 64.65 one star
2012-12 05/01/2014 59.72 one star
2011-12 07/01/2013 57.74 one star
2010-12 03/01/2012 55.54 one star
2009-12 09/20/2011 58.12 one star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 61.49 one star
2008-12 05/01/2010 58.61 one star
2007-12 12/17/2008 54.18 zero star
2006-12 04/01/2008 56.50 one star
2005-12 02/01/2007 58.58 one star
2004-12 01/01/2006 52.87 zero star
2003-12 03/01/2005 70.84 two stars

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

EIN 59-1798262
Name in IRS Master File ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM INC
NTEE Code X82
NTEE Classification Religious Television
NTEE Type Religion-Related, Spiritual Development
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (7) Evangelism
(121) Radio or television broadcasting
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Central - the organization is a parent (group ruling) and is not a church or 501(c)(1) organization.
Group Name ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM INC
Ruling Date January, 2002
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$176,483 1.73% Claud W. Bowers President, Chairman $20,000
Other Salaries of Note
$5,000 0.04% Stephen Beik Assistant Secretary & Treasurer --
$2,900 0.02% Thurlow Spurr Director --
$2,900 0.02% Elbert Hall Director $900

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
SuperChannel WACX-TV (FL) 54.19 zero star
Lamb & Lion Ministries (TX) 95.54 four stars
The Family Radio Network, Inc. (WI) 91.00 four stars
Ron Hutchcraft Ministries (AR) 86.81 three stars
KSBJ Educational Foundation (TX) 93.94 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

SuperChannel WACX-TV
285 West Central Parkway
Suite 1716
Altamonte Springs, FL 32714
tel: (800) 268-8204
fax: (407) 263-4041
EIN: 59-1798262

Mail donations to:
123 East Central Parkway
Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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