IRS Revokes Antigay Group's Tax Exempt Status  

The IRS revoked tax-exempt status for Americans for Truth About Homosexuality last year after it failed to file multiple required forms for three consecutive years, Ex-Gay Watch reports. (Pictured: AFTAH president Peter LaBarbera)

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August 01 2011 9:25 AM ET

The Internal Revenue Service revoked tax-exempt status last year for the antigay group Americans for Truth About Homosexuality, Ex-Gay Watchreports.

The group’s tax-exempt status was revoked in May 2010 after it failed to file multiple required 990 forms for three consecutive years. The result, Ex-Gay Watch notes: AFTAH “can no longer be considered a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization, and there is no process for appeal. Donations made to them before 6/10/2011 are still deductible by donors, though any income after revocation may be taxed and require filing of a federal return.”

Despite this, information on AFTAH’s website as of Monday still claims that donations made to the organization, designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, are tax-deductible.

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