Code Prohibitions on Political Campaign Interventions for Churches and Clergy

With the election year in full swing, the Office of General Counsel offers a reminder that organizations that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code may not engage in activities that are considered to be political campaign interventions. United Church of Christ Local Churches, Conferences, and Associations are 501(c)(3) organizations and subject to certain prohibitions on political campaign activities. See this handy guide to learn more about what political campaign interventions are and how they affect your church. 

Also, check out the great, informative video featuring a Q&A with UCC Attorney Heather Kimmel.

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