RURAL Act

 

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Most of America’s 900-plus electric cooperatives — which are built by and belong to their communities — are tax-exempt entities. A change to federal tax laws in 2017, targeted at for-profit companies, has inadvertently placed at risk the tax-exempt status of your cooperative.  We need your help to correct this situation. Click here to learn more!

 

 

 

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PASS THE RURAL ACT TO PROTECT THE TAX STATUS OF ELECTRIC CO-OPS!An unintended consequence of the current tax code could jeopardize the tax-exempt status of electric co-ops if the RURAL Act is not passed.Read More >

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CO-SPONSORS

House Co-sponsors – H.R.2147

Senate Co-sponsors – S.1032

H.R. 2147 – Dear Colleague Letter

S. 1032 – Dear Colleague Letter

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RURAL Act: Why Popular, Bipartisan Legislation Can Face Hurdles in Congress

Co-op Voices, Part 2: How Losing Tax-Exempt Status Would Hurt Rural America

Q&A: Senate’s Lead RURAL Act Sponsors Discuss Their Strategy for Passage 

Unpaid Debts and Lost Grants: Co-ops Struggle with 2017 Tax Law as Congress Moves to Address Impacts

 

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Rural Broadband in Jeopardy Unless Congress Fixes Taxing Problem

As Majority of House Signs On to RURAL Act, Lead Sponsors Press for Vote

To the Editor: Don’t Tax Electric Co-ops Closing Digital Divide

Stop a Taxing Problem and Jumpstart Rural Broadband

Electric Co-ops Lobby for Tax-Law Change to Keep Outside Aid from Nixing Tax Exemptions

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