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NFL Nonprofit Status Seen Targeted in IRS Code Revision: Taxes

There’s a fresh spark in Congress to scrap the nonprofit status of sports outfits like the National Football League as part of the revisions to the U.S. tax code.

Senator Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma Republican, says the tax legislation should eliminate the status given to organizations like the NFL, National Hockey League and Professional Golfers’ Association of America, Bloomberg BNA reported.