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Local Wind Farm Campaign Group Seeks Tax Exempt Status

By Gordon HopkinsAn organization calling itself REIN (Renewable Energy Information Network) Nebraska, based in Jansen, has filed Articles of Incorporation and is attempting to qualify as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.Benefits of a 501(c)(3) status include exemption from federal income tax; possible exemption from state income, sales, and employment taxes; reduced postal rates; exemption from federal unemployment tax; and tax-exempt financing. It also allows donations to the organization to be tax deductible.As first reported by FJN last week, REIN operated a booth in the Merchant's Building of the Jefferson County Fairgrounds during th...


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