NFL Will End Its Tax-Exempt Status, Goodell Tells Owners

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell looks on from the sidelines during Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona.

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The National Football League’s central office will become a taxable entity, ending its tax-exempt status in a move with minimal financial effect and significant symbolic value.

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