Home Mail MemberMap Chat (0) Wallpapers
Go Back   ChiefsPlanet > The Lounge

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-26-2012, 07:43 PM  
CoMoChief CoMoChief is offline
The Revolution Has Begun
 
CoMoChief's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: KCMO
Casino cash: $10725
Why or I guess "How" is the NFL considered to be a non-profit organization?

How is this possible when they're the only professional sports team that has this status (as far as I know - MLB, NBA, NHL do not) ??? This is a league that generates more than $9B a year in revenue.

If this has been explained in the NFL game fixing thread, sorry - I don't really feel like searching for the answer in that thread. I was just having a conversation w/ my dad and he mentioned this to me. He also said when opposing teams come into town and rent hotels etc, the league can write that off as well as well as other "travel" expenses.

Is this true?
Posts: 31,205
CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.CoMoChief threw an interception on a screen pass.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 07:48 PM   #2
Thig Lyfe Thig Lyfe is offline
Banned
 
Thig Lyfe's Avatar
 

Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Thigpen's America
Casino cash: $5000
How or I guess "Why" did you phrase the thread title that way?
Posts: 25,677
Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.Thig Lyfe threw an interception on a screen pass.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 07:49 PM   #3
listopencil listopencil is online now
sic semper tyrannis
 
listopencil's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: In Partibus Infidelium
Casino cash: $13500
http://articles.businessinsider.com/...rust-exemption
__________________
"As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn't leave my bitterness and hatred behind I'd still be in prison."


Posts: 29,118
listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.listopencil is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 07:59 PM   #4
DaFace DaFace is offline
Version 3.0
 
DaFace's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Donkey Land
Casino cash: $11763
People always have trouble distinguishing between "not for profit" and "don't make any money." Nonprofit organizations can make millions of dollars, but they just can't pay whatever they make out to shareholders or owners in any way. They can only pay expenses and salaries.

In this case, the NFL doesn't have shareholders, and all they do is pay the salaries of their staff (which are obviously quite high for high-ranking guys like Goodell). Also, keep in mind that the NFL doesn't make nearly as much money as the teams themselves do.
Posts: 28,643
DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.DaFace is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 08:02 PM   #5
Mr. Laz Mr. Laz is offline
Don't Tease Me
 
Mr. Laz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: KS
Casino cash: $1021380
The teams pay taxes, it's just the NFL head office that doesn't .... I think.
Posts: 83,769
Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 08:38 PM   #6
Psyko Tek Psyko Tek is online now
special teams
 
Psyko Tek's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2003
Location: Mesa AZ
Casino cash: $4707
TEAR IT ALL DOWN, **** IT HARD
AND THEN WE WATCH
cfl?
__________________
Psyko Tek

Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

Friedrich Nietzsche

**** You Fred,
The abyss is my wallpaper
Posts: 10,216
Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.Psyko Tek wants to die in a aids tree fire.
  Reply With Quote
Old 12-26-2012, 08:45 PM   #7
Mr. Laz Mr. Laz is offline
Don't Tease Me
 
Mr. Laz's Avatar
 

Join Date: Dec 2000
Location: KS
Casino cash: $1021380
Quote:
Originally Posted by Psyko Tek View Post
TEAR IT ALL DOWN, **** IT HARD
AND THEN WE WATCH
cfl?
i don't think losing the tax exemption would tear it down ... just going to screw with the money balance again.


now losing the antitrust exemption would probably be disastrous
Posts: 83,769
Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.Mr. Laz is obviously part of the inner Circle.
  Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump




All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:29 PM.


This is a test for a client's site.
A new website that shows member-created construction site listings that need fill or have excess fill. Dirt Monkey @ https://DirtMonkey.net
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.