USCCB Group Ruling

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is the central organization holding a group tax exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code [GEN 0928]. The USCCB Group Ruling establishes that Catholic Organizations in the U.S. that are listed in the current edition of the Official Catholic Directory are recognized as exempt from federal income tax under section 501 (c)(3) of the Code.

Organizations seeking inclusion in the USCCB Group Ruling should complete the application below and submit it to the Chancery Office.

Additional information regarding the USCCB Group Ruling can be found on the USCCB website.