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SEIU Files IRS Complaint Against Tennessee Charter Group's Tax Status

June 19, 2014

SEIU Local 205 was one of several labor groups who have filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service. The complaint suggests that the Tennessee Charter School Center exists only as a lobbying organization and shouldn’t qualify for tax-exempt status. SEIU wants the IRS to examine the lobbying practices of the TCSC, which was able to help establish a statewide charter authorizer that strips away the power of locally elected school boards.

The Central Labor Council, Jobs With Justice, and Urban Epicenter all joined with Local 205 in filing the complaint.

Read the full story at Nashville Public Radio or The Tennessean.