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Tell Congress: Revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status

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Tell Congress: Revoke the NFL’s tax-exempt status

To be delivered to The United States House of Representatives and The United States Senate

Petition Statement

The National Football League is one of the most profitable enterprises in the world, but currently enjoys a nonprofit status. This is insane. Please investigate this outrageous abuse of the tax code and revoke the NFL's nonprofit status.
There are currently 17,666 signatures. NEW goal - We need 20,000 signatures!

Petition Background

The National Football League is one of the most profitable enterprises in the world. However, it is regularly subsidized by state and local governments to build and upgrade facilities, its lucrative TV deals are exempt from antitrust laws, and, worst of all, the NFL enjoys nonprofit status.

You read that right: The NFL enjoys nonprofit status.

At a time when austerity measures have forced across-the-board cuts that have slowed our economy, cost us jobs, and threaten even deeper cuts to come, it’s time to stop the public giveaways to the world’s most profitable sports association.

Sign the petition to revoke the NFL’s nonprofit status.

NOTE: This petition was originally addressed to the IRS, but it has come to our attention that only an Act of Congress can revoke the NFL's tax-exempt status. It has therefore been changed to petition Congress.

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