We must stop the 'non-profit' scam
I have a profoundly disabled granddaughter who was born with a chromosome deletion and many other medical problems, including missing a part of her brain so she is nonverbal. Along with a few other families, my daughter-in-law started a nonprofit foundation to assist families with children born with this deletion, as well as to educate pediatricians to recognize it in newborns. No words can describe my outrage knowing that these billion-dollar corporations enjoy the same tax-exempt status as her tiny foundation. And, we as taxpayers are paying for it. You can bet that this is the tip of the iceberg regarding special favors and tax status to not only these entities, but many others.
The only way this will change is for all of us to contact our senators and representatives and demand a revision of the tax code. This issue is particularly critical as we face another debt-cealing increase.