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Human and Civil Rights : Advocacy and Education

National Taxpayers Union Foundation

Finding ways to reduce government spending and taxes

91.19

122 C Street NW Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 683-5700   Web Site
EIN: 52-1122683

Board Leadership
Stacey Chamberlin
Chair

CEO
Pete Sepp
President

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.19
  Financial 94.17
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00
This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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 Bill Tally 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 Bill Tally cost accounting system continues to serve as the nation's most comprehensive, reliable, and informative systems for evaluating Congressional spending.

Financial

94.17

Accountability & Transparency

89.00

This rating was published 09/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
82.1%
  Administrative Expenses 10.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.2%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.06
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 2.44
  Program Expenses Growth 27.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 31.2%
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) 91.19
Public Citizen Foundation (DC) 90.84
Project On Government Oversight (DC) 96.19
Democracy North Carolina (NC) 92.02
The Campaign Legal Center (DC) 93.00

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $679,486
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $13,983
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $693,469
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $693,469
   Other Revenue $30,237
TOTAL REVENUE $723,706
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $653,224
   Administrative Expenses $73,676
   Fundraising Expenses $72,661
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $799,561
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-75,855
   
Net Assets $1,500,278

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 $384,469 58.9%
Research $268,755 41.1%

Ratings History
National Taxpayers Union Foundation has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 09/01/2021 91.19
2018-12 06/01/2020 91.89
2017-12 03/01/2019 87.53
2016-12 04/01/2018 89.86
2015-12 12/01/2016 83.07
2014-12 06/01/2016 75.31
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 08/01/2015 77.50
2012-12 02/01/2015 79.31
2012-12 06/01/2014 78.45
2011-12 07/01/2013 62.07
2010-12 04/01/2012 54.38
2009-12 09/20/2011 53.79
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 39.22
2008-12 04/01/2010 46.85
2007-12 06/01/2009 79.73
2006-12 02/01/2008 61.52
2005-12 05/01/2007 93.23
2004-12 01/01/2006 71.18
2003-12 06/01/2005 67.00

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)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$36,364 4.54% Peter J. Sepp President $145,453
Other Salaries of Note
$145,043 18.14% Andrew Moylan Executive Vice President $36,261
$63,090 7.89% Bryan Riley Director, Free Trade Initiative $63,090

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
National Taxpayers Union Foundation (DC) 91.19
Project Vote Smart (IA) 88.12
Project On Government Oversight (DC) 96.19
Medicare Rights Center (NY) 90.16
Government Accountability Project (DC) 95.98

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Charity Contact Info

National Taxpayers Union Foundation
122 C Street NW
Suite 650
Washington, DC 20001
tel: (703) 683-5700
fax: (703) 683-5722
EIN: 52-1122683

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Board Leadership

Stacey Chamberlin
Chair

CEO

Pete Sepp
President

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