Whenever a new President or Governor is elected, nonprofit organizations, including 501(c)(3) public charities, wonder how they can be involved in nominating cabinet-level, judicial and executive branch nominees, including those that require legislative confirmation. This fact sheet addresses when influencing a president’s or governor’s  transition team may be considered lobbying under the IRS rules, as well as the federal Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) and state lobbying disclosure laws.

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