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Why does AYSO have to pay sales tax as a non-profit?

In general, this is true as the majority of our revenue comes from player registration fees that are almost universally considered exempt from sales tax. A number of Regions have other sources of revenue however such as fundraising activities. Fundraising activities include sales of merchandise such as T-shirts, and concession sales, which some states do consider to be taxable even though AYSO is considered a non-profit charitable organization. In addition, certain states consider a variety of purchases to be taxable, such as uniforms or equipment. In general uniforms are treated one of three ways, non-taxable, taxable upon the purchase of any kind of uniform or taxable for the sale of player uniforms. Equipment is treated either as taxable or non-taxable in certain states that we have an exemption specifically for consumable items (ie; purchases used to run the program).e comes from player registration fees that are almost universally considered exempt from sales tax. Many Regions have other sources of revenue however such as fundraising activities. Fundraising activities include sales of merchandise such as T-shirts, and concession sales, which some states do consider to be taxable even though AYSO is considered a non-profit charitable organization.