S.1524 - PRO Sports Act

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt organizations. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude major professional sports leagues from qualifying as tax-exempt organizations. as introduced.
  • Short: PRO Sports Act as introduced.
  • Short: Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act or the PRO Sports Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. Provides that no organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if it: (1) is a professional sp

Official Summary

Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act or the PRO Sports Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. Provides that no organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if it:
(1) is a professional sports league, organization, or association, a substantial activity of which is to foster national or international professional sports competitions (including by managing league business affairs, officiating or providing referees, coordinating schedules, managing sponsorships or broadcast sales, operating loan programs for competition facilities, or overseeing player conduct); and
(2) has annual gross receipts in excess of $10 million.

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