The IRS should quickly and easily approve the income tax exempt status of most political organizations. An organization should pay income taxes only if it actually earns a profit. If people want to pool their money together for any purpose other than to make a profit, the the act of contributing money to the pool should not be taxed. The following are examples of organizations that are properly exempt from income taxes: churches, charities, non-profit educational institutions, private social clubs, political organizations. Exemptions from other types of taxes, such as sales and property taxes, are made at the state level. Just because an organization does not make a profit and is exempt from income taxes should not automatically make it exempt from other types of taxes.