SAN FRANCISCO - The Internal Revenue Service will not conduct enforcement audits on those charitable, nonprofit organizations that could not show how they were complying with the tax laws and rules pertaining to their tax-exempt bonds in an agency survey, an IRS official told bond lawyers meeting here late Friday.

"Our policy has not changed: there will be no examinations of bond issues from respondents to this survey," Steve Chamberlin, the head of the IRS bond branch's office of compliance and program management, said at the fall meeting of the American Bar Association's tax-exempt financing committee.

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