March 17, 2014
Dear Internal Revenue Service:
While I sincerely appreciate your formal invitation to participate in your annual Throwing-Good-Money-After-Bad fundraising kickoff on April 15th, I respectfully decline.
According to IRS Code Section: Exemptions to the Exception; Exemption Regulation HH; Paragraph VII; Subparagraph XVI as superceded by Paragraph VII as amended in Section AB Paragraph 2 (the fine print):
Exemption will be granted for any valid excuse including, but not limited to, participation in the April A to Z Challenge as long as said participation is limited solely to “the pure joy of writing”.
Be advised: At least 1,000 bloggers are eligible to claim this exemption. Please budget accordingly!