New Law Targets "Bogus" Non-Profits

, Posted: Wed, June 12 2013 at 3:16 AM, Updated: Wed, June 12 2013 at 1:14 PM

There's a potential game changer when it comes to non-profits and giving to charity.

A groundbreaking new law targeting bogus non-profits and protecting donors gives Oregon's Attorney General new tools to prevent non-profit abuse.   The new law would eliminate the state income tax deduction for donors who give money to charities who fail to spend at least 30% of their donations toward their charitable mission.  NBC5's Laura Cavanaugh explains.

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