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NFL Ends Tax-Exempt Status

In a September 2014 article we posted, there was a spike in interest for the NFL's tax-exempt status. Since then, the NFL has announced that it will indeed end its tax-exempt status.

Goodell addressed the team owners in a letter underlining the misunderstanding about the tax status of the $10 billion-a-year organization.

“The effects of the tax-exempt status of the league office have been mischaracterized repeatedly in recent years...the fact is that the business of the NFL has never been tax-exempt".

The size of the NFL’s tax bill is unclear, but Congress’s Joint Committee on Taxation pegged the amount at $109 million over the next 10 years.

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