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Tax-exempt status revoked for some Pickens non-profits


    There are over 11,000 Georgia non-profits that have lost their tax-exempt status since March 2010, and a handful were from Pickens.

    But because those revocations were automated, with no notification sent to the organization, it is likely the non-profits on the chopping block didn’t even know they lost their status. Many of those organizations are small with all-volunteer staffs, and, according to the IRS, most non-profits bumped off the charity rolls are believed to be either dissolved or defunct.

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