Civil Air Patrol Volunteer Now

501(c)(3) Federal Income Tax Exemption

Please note the use of this exemption other than for federal exemption for Civil Air Patrol is strictly prohibited.

 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exemption Letter (PDF)

  As of June 2015


CAP is an Educational Organization

Rev. Rul. 70-324


The aviation education program of the Civil Air Patrol qualifies as a "nonprofit educational organization" for purposes of the exemption from retailers, manufacturers, communications, and transportation taxes.

Please contact Becky Lee - 877-227-9142 (234) for a copy of the full revenue ruling.



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Federal Register Vol 54, No. 30

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