501(c)(6) Business Leagues

Introduction

Other exempt organizations includes thousands of social and recreational clubs, trade associations, labor unions, veterans associations, and advocacy organizations, as well as a relatively few large but obscure entities, such as a health care trust for a major automaker. Organizations with more than $25,000 in gross receipts are required to file a Form 990 annually with the Internal Revenue Service. Revenues and assets below are for these reporting public charities only.

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The Numbers (United States)

  • The number of organizations registered with the IRS changed by -0 percent from 71,878 in 2002 to 63,444 in 2012.
  • The number of organizations reporting to the IRS changed -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to 34,596 in 2012.
  • Total revenues for reporting organizations changed by -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to $47,303,836,030 in 2012.
  • Total assets for reporting organizations changed by -1 percent from 0 in 2002 to 85,305,630,733 in 2012.

(Note: Financial data have not been adjusted for inflation.)

Statistical Tables

Registered Organizations

Organizations That File Annually with the IRS

These organizations must have at least $25,000 in gross receipts.

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