NRI non-profit organizations affiliation with political parties is illegal

Vastavam web: A nonprofit organization is an entity organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit, in contrast with an entity that operates as a business aiming to generate a profit for its owners. A nonprofit is subject to any revenues that exceed expenses must be committed to the organization’s purpose, not taken by private parties. The key aspects of nonprofits are accountability, trustworthiness, honesty, and openness to every person who has invested time, money, and faith into the organization.

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics (NCCS), there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the United States, including public charities, private foundations, and other nonprofit organizations. These count includes some of the NRI non profit organizations also. Now a days some of the NRI non profit organizations have affiliations with Indian political parties and involving in Political Campaign Activity.

Under the Internal Revenue Code, all section 501(c)(3) organizations are absolutely prohibited from directly or indirectly participating in, or intervening in, any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for elective public office.