Information on the University's tax exempt status

PDF Letter https://www.rsp.wisc.edu/forms/TaxExemptLetter.pdf

Email counsel@uwsa.edu

Phone (608) 262-2995

Fax (608) 263-3487

Address
1852 Van Hise Hall
1220 Linden Drive
Madison, WI 53706

All University of Wisconsin institutions are non-profit, tax-exempt units of the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System, a body corporate and an agency of the State of Wisconsin established under Chapter 36, Wisconsin Statutes, which has the Wisconsin State Treasurer as its treasurer.

As a state agency, the Board of Regents has tax-exempt status under Section 115, Internal Revenue Code, and as a corporation could also qualify for tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3), Internal Revenue Code, by virtue of the following factors:
  • It is organized and operated exclusively for educational, research and public service purposes under Wisconsin statues;
  • As an agency of the State of Wisconsin no income can inure in whole or in part, to the benefit of private individuals; and
  • Wisconsin Statutes require that it must not by any substantial part of its activities attempt to influence legislation by propaganda or otherwise.



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