Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Singles Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

AP FACT CHECK: Trump seems unaware NFL pays taxes (235 hits)

AP FACT CHECK: Trump seems unaware NFL pays taxes
By SIMMI BUTTAR, AP Sports Writer

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump suggested the U.S. change its tax laws to punish organizations such as the NFL if members are "disrespecting" the national anthem or flag. Actually, the NFL gave up its tax exempt status two years ago and its 32 teams pay taxes already.

TRUMP: "Why is the NFL getting massive tax breaks while at the same time disrespecting our Anthem, Flag and Country? Change tax law!" — tweet on Tuesday morning.

THE FACTS: The NFL gave up its tax exemption for its league office in 2015. The 32 individual teams pay federal tax on all revenue, from ticket sales to merchandise to sponsorship to broadcast revenue.

READ MORE: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/factcheck/ap-fact-check-trump-seems-unaware-nfl-pays-taxes/ar-AAth49h?ocid=spartandhp
Posted By: Deacon Ron Gray
Friday, October 13th 2017 at 9:04AM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Heritage Foundation scored win in Trump WH: NYT
Trump meets with GOP; Congress could still stop policy
Lawsuit over family splitting policy has Trump playing word games
Local groups work where Trump fails to reunite kids with parents
Trump cruel to migrant kids to drive immigration political wedge
Secy. Nielsen, Sanders should resign: Sen. Mazie Hirono
NYT editorial board takes on border separation policy
'Born Trump' goes inside the first family
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Black America Resources
100 Black Men of America
www.100blackmen.org

Black America's Political Action Committee (BAMPAC)
www.bampac.org

Black America Study
www.blackamericastudy.com

Black America Web
www.blackamericaweb.com

CNN Black In America Special
www.cnn.com/blackinamerica

NUL State of Black America Report
www.nul.org

Most Popular Bloggers
deacon ron gray has logged 394006 blog subscribers!
tanisha laverne grant has logged 43070 blog subscribers!
elynor moss has logged 37959 blog subscribers!
gregory boulware, esq. has logged 26864 blog subscribers!
agnes levine has logged 18336 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Jobs
Registered Nurse Department Manager with Minnesota Department of Human Services in Anoka, MN.
Mental Health Professional with Minnesota Department of Human Services in Anoka, MN.
Behavior Analyst Program Assistant with Minnesota Department of Human Services in Anoka, MN.
Social Work Director with Minnesota Department of Human Services in Anoka, MN.
Deputy Commissioner of External Affairs with NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) in New York, NY.
>> more | add