IRS to probe McMinnville aviation museum

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The Internal Revenue Service will investigate whether the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum complies with its tax-exempt status.

Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum says the state won't take enforcement action against the McMinnville-based Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum.

Rosenblum says her agency is also concerned about the "significant interrelationships" between the museum and for-profit Evergreen companies.

The state investigation began after a whistleblower reported that the museum transferred more than $700,000 to an Evergreen company. The money was repaid shortly after the state Justice Department began its investigation.

 Read more at KGW

 

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