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National Taxpayers Union Foundation

Finding ways to reduce government spending and taxes

three stars

83.07

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 83.07 three stars
  Financial 80.58 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 86.00 three stars
This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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.

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Financial

three stars

80.58

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

86.00

This rating was published 12/01/2016 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
60.8%
  Administrative Expenses 30.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 8.1%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.18
  Program Expenses Growth 14.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 6.5%
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) 83.07 three stars
The Sunlight Foundation (DC) 85.96 three stars
National Health Law Program (DC) 91.54 four stars
MapLight (CA) 94.48 four stars
The Campaign Legal Center (DC) 90.87 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $315,740
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $25,000
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $340,740
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $340,740
   Other Revenue $114,935
TOTAL REVENUE $455,675
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $282,080
   Administrative Expenses $101,770
   Fundraising Expenses $26,596
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $410,446
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $45,229
   
Net Assets $988,616

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 Education and Research $197,456 70.0%
Bill Tally $45,133 16.0%
Entitlement Reform $39,491 14.0%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
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, 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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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
Not compensated -- Peter J. Sepp President $176,798

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Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 83.07 three 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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