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National Taxpayers Union Foundation

Finding ways to reduce government spending and taxes

three stars

89.86

25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Suite 140
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 683-5700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1122683

Board Leadership
Robert H. Solt
Chairman

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 89.86 three stars
  Financial 90.82 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1977, The National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) provides timely and original information promoting the benefits of lower taxes and limited government. Our work covers a wide range of important public policy issues, including tax reform, economic growth, Congressional budget tracking, political candidate proposal analysis, and entitlement reform. NTUF is actively engaged in the policy formation process at the academic, judicial, and political levels. NTUF's BillTally cost accounting system continues to serve as the nation's most comprehensive, reliable, and informative systems for evaluating Congressional spending.

Founded in 1977, The National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) provides timely and original information promoting the benefits of lower taxes and limited government. Our work covers a wide range of important public policy issues, including tax reform, economic growth, Congressional budget tracking, political candidate proposal analysis, and entitlement reform. NTUF is actively engaged in the policy formation process at the academic, judicial, and political levels. NTUF's BillTally cost accounting system continues to serve as the nation's most comprehensive, reliable, and informative systems for evaluating Congressional spending.

Financial

four stars

90.82

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 04/01/2018 and includes data from FY2016, 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)
70.4%
  Administrative Expenses 22.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.68
  Program Expenses Growth 11.6%
  Liabilities to Assets 1.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Taxpayers Union Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by National Taxpayers Union Foundation on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 85.95 three stars
Center for Responsive Politics (DC) 97.10 four stars
Government Accountability Project (DC) 86.11 three stars
Every Voice Center (DC) 95.99 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $503,677
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $503,677
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $503,677
   Other Revenue $41,873
TOTAL REVENUE $545,550
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $316,866
   Administrative Expenses $40,858
   Fundraising Expenses $26,181
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $383,905
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $161,645
   
Net Assets $1,160,430

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
Public Outreach $217,880 68.8%
Public Education and Research $98,986 31.2%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.86 three stars
2015-12 12/01/2016 83.07 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.31 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.50 two stars
2012-12 02/01/2015 79.31 two stars
2012-12 06/01/2014 78.45 two stars
2011-12 07/01/2013 62.07 one star
2010-12 04/01/2012 54.38 zero star
2009-12 09/20/2011 53.79 zero star
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 39.22 zero star
2008-12 04/01/2010 46.85 zero star
2007-12 06/01/2009 79.73 two stars
2006-12 02/01/2008 61.52 one star
2005-12 05/01/2007 93.23 four stars
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.18 two stars
2003-12 06/01/2005 67.00 one star

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

EIN 52-1122683
Name in IRS Master File NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNION FOUNDATION
NTEE Code [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Classification [Not Provided by IRS]
NTEE Type [Not Provided by IRS]
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (124) Study and research (non-scientific)
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 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 August, 1978
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, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012

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).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Peter J. Sepp President $174,167

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 89.86 three stars
Center for Responsive Politics (DC) 97.10 four stars
Citizens Against Government Waste (DC) 86.79 three stars
Goldwater Institute (AZ) 87.22 three stars
Project On Government Oversight (DC) 92.76 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

National Taxpayers Union Foundation
25 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Suite 140
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 683-5700
fax: (703) 683-5722
EIN: 52-1122683

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Board Leadership

Robert H. Solt
Chairman

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