Date of Award
Honors Thesis (Colby Access Only)
Colby College. Government Dept.
In the wake of this reform. a number of organizations continued to create shell organizations and alliances in order to engage in stealth campaigning during the 2000 general election. The question that this creates is whether or not the incentive (i.e., gift tax exemption) of forming a shell organization or alliance under §527 are a sufficient enticement to expose all stealth campaigning or whether organizations will assume the tax burden of the gift tax in order to continue to operate in stealth. This paper will test whether or not disclosure of §S27 organizations was effective in disclosing the sponsors of all stealth campaigns.
§527 organizations, stealth campaigns, 1996 election, non-profit organisation, tax
Recommended CitationJubboori, Kase, "Investigating §527 Disclosure as an Effective Means of Exposing the Sponsors of Stealth Campaigns" (2001). Honors Theses. Paper 391.
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