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The Impact of the Government Shutdown on the Flow of Nonprofit Data, Part 2

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a piece on the impact of the government shutdown on the flow of nonprofit data. In that piece I suggested it would be unlikely that the IRS would release a new Exempt Organization Business Master File (BMF) on schedule in February.


Has the Flow of Nonprofit Data Been Affected by the Government Shutdown?

People have recently asked us if the December 22, 2018-January 25, 2019, government shutdown has affected the availability of nonprofit data. Yes and no.


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