Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc in Boston, Massachusetts (MA)

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Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc
Employer Identification Number (EIN)042103550
Name of OrganizationBoston Symphony Orchestra Inc
In Care of NameThomas D May
Address301 Mass Avenue, Boston, MA 02115-4557
ActivitiesOther cultural or historical activities, Other school related activities
SubsectionCharitable Organization
Ruling Date01/1920
DeductibilityContributions are deductible
FoundationOrganization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public
OrganizationCorporation
Exempt Organization StatusUnconditional Exemption
Tax Period08/2012
Assets$50,000,000 to greater
Income$50,000,000 to greater
Filing Requirement990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Asset Amount$494,201,024
Amount of Income$179,661,419
Form 990 Revenue Amount$97,219,404
National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE)Arts, Culture and Humanities: Symphony Orchestras


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Amount of income in 2012: $179,661,419
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc: 

 $179,661,419
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $2,035,905

Assets in 2012: $494,201,024
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc: 

 $494,201,024
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $1,715,608

Expenses in 2007: $83,231,831
This organization: 

 $83,231,831
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 $7,118,419

Income to expenses ratio in 2007: 1.0
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc: 

 1.0
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 1.1

Expenses allocated to program services in 2007: 78.2%
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc: 

 78.2%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 78.2%

Number of employees in 2007: 457
This organization: 

 457
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 167

Employees paid over $50,000 in 2007: 47.7%
Boston Symphony Orchestra Inc: 

 47.7%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 33.3%

Grants share in income in 2007: 31.2%
This organization: 

 31.2%
Other organizations performing similar types of work: 

 53.6%

Financial snapshot ($)

Revenue for 2007

Assets at end of 2007

Expenses for 2007

Functional Expenses for 2007 ($)

Income-Producing Activities for 2007

Revenue, Expenses, and Changes in Net Assets or Fund Balances
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$81,396,000$62,866,142$71,846,425$69,369,839$109,174,691$104,061,020$100,140,402$85,661,321
Contributions, gifts, grants, and similar amounts received$25,564,000$21,459,990$21,451,711$23,017,903$33,933,769$32,099,344$28,317,433$26,726,121
Contributions to donor advised funds$0$0
Direct public support$24,703,000$20,912,438$21,202,903$22,897,441$33,560,776$31,820,267$27,962,752$25,648,621
Indirect public support$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Government contributions (grants)$861,000$547,552$248,808$120,462$372,993$279,077$354,681$1,077,500
Program service revenue including government fees and contracts$38,338,000$35,673,421$37,186,166$34,792,777$36,833,271$36,824,130$38,255,590$37,677,064
Membership dues and assessments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments$245,000$80,135$99,852$145,292$323,073$705,219$684,576$398,296
Dividends and interest from securities$4,566,000$2,901,000$2,468,238$1,724,660$5,810,336$3,049,999$3,320,461$2,582,622
Net rental income or (loss)$1,445,000$1,521,046$1,672,743$1,797,327$1,376,889$1,581,831$2,414,010$2,601,085
Gross rents$2,853,000$2,846,217$3,035,378$3,201,529$2,956,736$3,132,439$3,794,599$3,802,437
Less: rental expenses$1,408,000$1,325,171$1,362,635$1,404,202$1,579,847$1,550,608$1,380,589$1,201,352
Other investment income$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventory$8,511,000$-2,294,304$4,716,560$2,918,159$25,860,609$24,661,515$21,931,483$10,632,037
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory$149,493,000$105,864,696$110,663,232$110,885,377$139,113,789$106,136,000$146,657,000$82,483,000
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses$140,982,000$108,159,000$105,946,672$107,967,218$113,253,180$81,474,485$124,725,517$71,850,963
Net income or (loss) from special events and activities$-224,000$1,214,554$1,472,651$2,093,717$2,329,712$2,320,263$2,356,722$1,927,021
Gross revenue$2,634,000$2,564,178$2,595,365$3,313,231$3,812,234$3,942,364$3,512,537$2,875,204
Less: direct expenses other than fundraising expenses$2,858,000$1,349,624$1,122,714$1,219,514$1,482,522$1,622,101$1,155,815$948,183
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory$343,000$15,863$586,326$622,362$611,972$602,411$636,201$666,832
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$1,613,000$1,932,127$1,544,221$1,351,546$1,583,726$1,341,000$1,371,200$1,327,528
Less: cost of goods sold$1,270,000$1,916,264$957,895$729,184$971,754$738,589$734,999$660,696
Other revenue$2,608,000$2,294,437$2,192,178$2,257,642$2,095,060$2,216,308$2,223,926$2,450,243
Total expenses$70,089,000$68,750,887$71,598,513$70,685,919$73,094,891$75,426,528$79,418,082$83,231,831
Program services$57,035,000$54,641,550$57,082,578$55,956,059$57,982,492$59,692,505$63,191,324$65,109,385
Management and general$8,744,000$9,336,076$9,800,170$9,675,781$9,860,709$10,166,274$10,250,684$11,042,787
Fundraising$4,310,000$4,773,261$4,715,765$5,054,079$5,251,690$5,567,749$5,976,074$7,079,659
Payments to affiliates$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets or fund balances at end of year$312,982,000$296,389,542$308,341,441$330,744,135$380,208,088$429,605,644$466,962,723$459,257,126
Excess or (deficit) for the year$11,307,000$-5,884,745$247,912$-1,316,080$36,079,800$28,634,492$20,722,320$2,429,490
Net assets or fund balances at beginning of year$317,015,000$312,982,000$296,389,542$308,341,441$330,744,135$380,208,088$429,605,644$466,962,723
Other changes in net assets or fund balances$-15,340,000$-10,707,713$11,703,987$23,718,774$13,384,153$20,763,064$16,634,759$-10,135,087
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2007)
TotalProgram servicesManagement and generalFundraising
Total functional expenses$83,231,831$65,109,385$11,042,787$7,079,659
Grants paid from donor advised funds$0
Other grants and allocations$0
Specific assistance to individuals$0
Benefits paid to or for members$0
Compensation of current officers, directors, key employees, etc.$927,789$0$777,983$149,806
Compensation of former officers, directors, key employees, etc.$0$0$0$0
Compensation and other distributions, not included above, to disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)$123,837$123,837$0$0
Salaries and wages of employees not included above$33,472,271$24,813,988$5,958,093$2,700,190
Pension plan contributions not included above$1,588,463$1,259,760$231,371$97,332
Employee benefits not included above$4,280,951$2,610,932$1,157,441$512,578
Payroll taxes$2,320,264$1,404,625$644,510$271,129
Professional fundraising fees$0$0$0$0
Accounting fees$117,750$0$117,750$0
Legal fees$117,665$0$117,665$0
Supplies$369,328$271,657$78,183$19,488
Telephone$244,142$166,319$69,561$8,262
Postage and shipping$566,346$300,575$95,509$170,262
Occupancy$2,643,343$2,537,609$0$105,734
Equipment rental and maintenance$333,435$301,919$25,598$5,918
Printing and publications$1,950,969$1,520,744$70,099$360,126
Travel$6,205,029$5,507,960$190,758$506,311
Conferences, conventions, and meetings$627,031$105,777$77,667$443,587
Interest$163,264$156,733$0$6,531
Depreciation, depletion, etc.$3,704,020$2,904,891$486,439$312,690
Other expenses not covered above$23,475,934$21,122,059$944,160$1,409,715
Balance Sheets
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total assets$328,613,000$324,166,126$337,749,239$363,340,281$411,818,562$458,769,279$495,968,443$489,084,021
Cash - non-interest-bearing$193,000$309,561$1,139,034$611,291$1,685,978$18,015$2,536,839$172,339
Savings and temporary cash investments$2,320,000$5,201,890$11,492,807$10,715,969$14,244,592$15,725,919$10,081,098$12,822,038
Accounts receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$6,708,000$2,395,506$1,557,250$1,807,171$1,466,122$1,324,968$3,065,851$1,425,079
Pledges receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$20,102,000$14,793,223$11,996,528$9,734,787$18,590,037$19,040,354$18,277,962$15,313,628
Grants receivable$165,000$248,321$148,890$33,368$497,954$413,923$224,037$436,941
Receivables from current and former officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$190,000$186,939$182,351$173,525$164,280$154,594$144,448$133,820
Receivables from other disqualified persons (as defined under section 4958(f)(1)) and persons described in section 4958(c)(3)(B)$0$0
Other notes and loans receivable less allowance for doubtful accounts$67,000$0$0$0$0$36,855$31,162$25,594
Inventories for sale or use$590,000$431,482$417,145$519,296$520,205$582,858$641,634$636,924
Prepaid expenses and deferred charges$13,811,000$2,932,280$2,309,864$2,477,416$1,469,464$2,658,267$6,608,356$6,171,618
Investments - publicly-traded securities$185,924,886$146,685,582
Investments - other securities$192,195,000$191,460,260$207,237,805$235,276,859$283,048,964$317,555,191$175,935,690$214,722,264
Investments - land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investments - other$53,351,000$51,660,508$49,695,375$53,199,247$40,967,098$48,824,266$51,435,006$47,955,834
Land, buildings, and equipment less accumulated depreciation$38,921,000$39,357,289$38,432,278$37,472,376$38,926,650$40,198,152$41,061,474$42,582,360
Other assets, including program-related investments$0$15,188,867$13,139,912$11,318,976$10,237,218$12,235,917$0$0
Total liabilities$15,631,000$27,776,584$29,407,798$32,596,146$31,610,474$29,163,635$29,005,720$29,826,895
Accounts payable and accrued expenses$6,426,000$7,436,833$8,360,385$10,458,797$11,036,181$11,135,700$13,979,505$14,286,113
Grants payable$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Deferred revenue$8,166,000$8,376,969$8,297,869$9,159,227$8,381,202$8,517,690$9,526,215$10,040,782
Loans from officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Mortgages and other notes payable$0$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000$5,500,000
Other liabilities$1,039,000$6,462,782$7,249,544$7,478,122$6,693,091$4,010,245$0$0
Total liabilities and net assets/fund balances$328,613,000$324,166,126$337,749,239$363,340,281$411,818,562$458,769,279$495,968,443$489,084,021
Total net assets or fund balances$312,982,000$296,389,542$308,341,441$330,744,135$380,208,088$429,605,644$466,962,723$459,257,126
Reconciliation of Revenue per Audited Financial Statements With Revenue per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total revenue$81,396,000$62,866,142$71,846,425$69,369,839$109,174,691$104,061,020$100,140,402$85,661,321
Total revenue, gains, and other support per audited financial statements$66,056,000$55,486,477$87,410,224$95,793,069$124,645,680$120,010,601$125,576,430$75,018,816
Other expenses$-15,340,000$-9,295,929$14,605,904$25,694,046$14,499,235$15,210,992$24,701,029$-11,303,201
Net unrealized gains on investments$-15,340,000$-9,295,929$14,605,904$25,694,046$14,499,235$15,210,992$24,701,029$-11,303,201
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Recoveries of prior year grants$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other revenue$0$-1,916,264$-957,895$-729,184$-971,754$-738,589$-734,999$-660,696
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$0$-1,916,264$-957,895$-729,184$-971,754$-738,589$-734,999$-660,696
Reconciliation of Expenses per Audited Financial Statements With Expenses per Return
20002001200220032004200520062007
Total expenses$70,089,000$68,750,887$71,598,513$70,685,919$73,094,891$75,426,528$79,418,082$83,231,831
Total expenses and losses per audited financial statements$70,089,000$70,667,151$72,556,408$71,415,103$74,066,645$76,165,117$80,153,081$83,892,527
Other revenue$0$1,916,264$957,895$729,184$971,754$738,589$734,999$660,696
Donated services and use of facilities$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Prior year adjustments$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Losses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$0$1,916,264$957,895$729,184$971,754$738,589$734,999$660,696
Other expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Investment expenses$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Current Officers, Directors, Trustees, and Key Employees
Average hours per week devoted to positionCompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensation plansExpense account and other allowances
40$194,995$47,322$0
40$71,693$13,683$0
40$554,210$45,886$0
Total number of officers, directors, and trustees permitted to vote on organization business at board meetings34
Are any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, related to each other through family or business relationships?Yes
Do any officers, directors, trustees, or key employees listed in Form 990, Part V-A, or highest compensated employees listed in Schedule A, Part I, or highest compensated professional and other independent contractors listed in Schedule A, Part II-A or II-B, receive compensation from any other organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to the organization?No
Does the organization have a written conflict of interest policy?Yes
Other Information
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year covered by this return, and has it filed a tax return on Form 990-T for this year?Yes
Was there a liquidation, dissolution, termination, or substantial contraction during the year?No
Is the organization related (other than by association with a statewide or nationwide organization) through common membership, governing bodies, trustees, officers, etc., to any other exempt or nonexempt organization?Yes
Direct and indirect political expenditures$0
Did the organization file Form 1120-POL for this year?No
Were substantially all dues nondeductible by members?
Did the organization make only in-house lobbying expenditures of $2,000 or less?
Dues, assessments, and similar amounts from members$0
Section 162(e) lobbying and political expenditures$0
Aggregate nondeductible amount of section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices$0
Taxable amount of lobbying and political expenditures$0
Does the organization elect to pay the section 6033(e) tax on the amount above?
If section 6033(e)(1)(A) dues notices were sent, does the organization agree to add the amount above to its reasonable estimate of dues allocable to nondeductible lobbying and political expenditures for the following tax year?
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities$0
At any time during the year, did the organization, directly or indirectly, own a controlled entity within the meaning of section 512(b)(13)?Yes
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4911$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4912$0
Amount of tax imposed on the organization during the year under: section 4955$0
Did the organization engage in any section 4958 excess benefit transaction during the year or did it become aware of an excess benefit transaction from a prior year?No
Amount of tax imposed on the organization managers or disqualified persons during the year under sections 4912, 4955, and 4958$0
Amount of tax above, reimbursed by the organization$0
At any time during the tax year, was the organization a party to a prohibited tax shelter transaction?No
Did the organization acquire a direct or indirect interest in any applicable insurance contract?No
Did the supporting organization, or a fund maintained by a sponsoring organization, have excess business holdings at any time during the year?No
Number of employees employed in the pay period that includes March 12, 2006457
Analysis of Income-Producing Activities (for 2007)
Unrelated business incomeExcluded by section 512, 513, or 514Related or exempt function income
Business codeAmountExclusion codeAmount
Total$1,199,754$17,308,936$40,426,510
Program service revenue
Program service revenue 1000000$000$0$34,954,052
Program service revenue 2000000$000$0$983,465
Program service revenue 3Other publishers (except Internet)$912,89600$0$0
Program service revenue 4000000$000$0$531,009
Program service revenue 5000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$295,642$0
Medicare/Medicaid payments000000$000$0$0
Fees and contracts from government agencies000000$000$0$0
Membership dues and assessments000000$000$0$0
Interest on savings and temporary cash investments000000$0Dividends, interest, payments with respect to securities loans, annuities, income from notional principal contracts, loan commitment fees, and other substantially similar income from ordinary and routine investments excluded by section 512(b)(1)$398,296$0
Dividends and interest from securities000000$0Dividends, interest, payments with respect to securities loans, annuities, income from notional principal contracts, loan commitment fees, and other substantially similar income from ordinary and routine investments excluded by section 512(b)(1)$2,582,622$0
Net rental income or (loss) from real estate
debt-financed property000000$000$0$0
not debt-financed property000000$0Real property rental income that does not depend on the income or profits derived by the person leasing the property and is excluded by section 512(b)(3)$1,236,954$1,364,131
Net rental income or (loss) from personal property000000$000$0$0
Other investment income000000$000$0$0
Gain or (loss) from sales of assets other than inventoryOther financial vehicles$286,858Gain (or loss, to the extent allowed) from the sale of investments and other non-inventory property and from certain property acquired from financial institutions that are in conservatorship or receivership (sections 512(b)(5) and 512(b)(16)(A))$10,345,179$0
Net income or (loss) from special events000000$000$0$1,927,021
Gross profit or (loss) from sales of inventory000000$000$0$666,832
Other revenue000000$0Section 501(c)(3) organization - Income from an activity carried on primarily for the convenience of the organization's members, students, patients, visitors, officers, or employees (hospital parking lot or museum cafeteria, for example) (section 513(a)(2))$2,450,243$0
Information Regarding Taxable Subsidiaries and Disregarded Entities (for 2007)
EIN of corporation, partnership, or disregarded entityPercentage of ownership interestTotal incomeEnd-of-year assets
04320928699%$1,414,026$7,367,321
043242433100%$9,456$43,768
0000000000%$0$0
0000000000%$0$0
Compensation of the Five Highest Paid Employees Other Than Officers, Directors, and Trustees (for 2007)
CompensationContributions to employee benefit plans & deferred compensationExpense account and other allowances
$387,900$35,699$0
$255,133$34,023$0
$244,313$31,975$0
$231,275$36,971$0
$225,303$8,459$0
Total number of other employees paid over $50,000210
Statements About Activities (for 2007)
Expenses paid or incurred in connection with the lobbying activities$69,135
Did the organization receive or hold an easement for conservation purposes, including easements to preserve open space, the environment, historic land areas or historic structures?No
Did the organization provide credit counseling, debt management, credit repair, or debt negotiation services?No
Did the organization maintain any donor advised funds?No
Did the organization make any taxable distributions under section 4966?No
Did the organization make a distribution to a donor, donor advisor, or related person?No
Enter the total number of donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all donor advised funds owned at the end of the tax year$0
Enter the total number of separate funds or accounts owned at the end of the tax year (excluding donor advised funds included above) where donors have the right to provide advice on the distribution or investment of amounts in such funds or accounts$1
Enter the aggregate value of assets held in all funds or accounts included above at the end of the tax year$422,543
Reason for Non-Private Foundation Status
The organization is not a private foundation because it isOrganization that receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public
Support Schedule
19992000200120022003200420052006
Total$71,366,000$72,885,000$65,121,628$65,843,523$63,810,051$81,123,445$77,035,472$75,767,355
Gifts, grants, and contributions received$29,398,000$25,564,000$21,459,990$21,451,711$23,017,903$33,933,769$32,099,344$28,317,433
Membership fees received$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Gross receipts from admissions, merchandise sold or services performed, or furnishing of facilities in any activity that is related to the organization's charitable, etc., purpose$35,660,000$40,309,000$40,127,417$41,242,942$38,755,996$40,645,671$40,511,290$42,127,397
Gross income from interest, dividends, amounts received from payments on securities loans (section 512(a)(5)), rents, royalties, and unrelated business taxable income (less section 511 taxes) from businesses acquired by the organization after June 30, 1975$5,557,000$6,256,000$2,931,151$2,568,090$1,869,952$6,134,489$3,755,218$5,068,449
Net income from unrelated business activities not included above$751,000$756,000$603,070$580,780$166,200$409,516$669,620$254,076
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to it or expended on its behalf$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
The value of services or facilities furnished to the organization by a governmental unit without charge. Do not include the value of services or facilities generally furnished to the public without charge$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Other income$0$0$0$0$0$0$0$0
Lobbying Expenditures by Electing Public Charities (for 2007)
Total exempt purpose expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence public opinion (grassroots lobbying)$0
Total lobbying expenditures to influence a legislative body (direct lobbying)$0
Other exempt purpose expenditures$0
Lobbying nontaxable amount$0
Grassroots nontaxable amount$0
Statements Regarding Other IRS Filings and Tax Compliance (for 2011)
Did the organization have unrelated business gross income of $1,000 or more during the year?Yes
Initiation fees and capital contributions$0
Gross receipts for public use of club facilities $0
Gross income from members or shareholders$0
Gross income from other sources$0
Statement of Revenue (for 2011)
Total revenue$80,659,639
Contributions, Gifts, Grants and Other Similar Amounts$24,734,705
Program Service Revenue$34,664,126
Other Revenue
Investment income (including dividends, interest, and other similar amounts)$1,536,077
Income from investment of tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalties$0
Net rental income$2,369,969
Gross rents (Real / Personal)$3,498,470 / $0
Less: rental expenses (Real / Personal)$1,128,501 / $0
Rental income or (loss) (Real / Personal)$2,369,969 / $0
Net gain from sales of assets other than inventory$15,761,699
Gross amount from sales of assets other than inventory (Securities / Other)$89,567,000 / $0
Less: cost or other basis and sales expenses (Securities / Other)$73,805,301 / $0
Gain or (loss) (Securities / Other)$15,761,699 / $0
Net loss from fundraising events$-37,720
Gross income from fundraising events$894,464
Less: direct expenses$932,184
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$454,770
Gross sales of inventory, less returns and allowances$1,250,196
Less: cost of goods sold$795,426
Miscellaneous Revenue$1,176,013
Statement of Functional Expenses (for 2011)
Total functional expenses$83,582,205
Compensation of current officers, directors, trustees, and key employees$1,213,075
Other salaries and wages$32,186,240
Payroll taxes$2,346,992
Professional fundraising services$0
Other$47,835,898
Balance Sheet (for 2011)
Total assets$493,519,685
Total liabilities$55,353,253
Tax-exempt bond liabilities$0
Secured mortgages and notes payable to unrelated third parties$5,500,000
Unsecured notes and loans payable to unrelated third parties$0
Other$49,853,253
Total net assets or fund balances$438,166,432
Retained earnings, endowment, accumulated income, or other funds$0
Reason for Public Charity Status (for 2011)
The organization is not a private foundation because it is:An organization that normally receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or from the general public described in section 170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
Support Schedule for Organizations Described in Sections 170(b)(1)(A)(iv) and 170(b)(1)(A)(vi) (for 2011)
2007 - 2011 Total
Total Support$177,710,506
Gifts, grants, contributions, and membership fees received$158,687,332
Tax revenues levied for the organization's benefit and either paid to or expended on its behalf$0
The value of services or facilities furnished by a governmental unit to the organization without charge$0
Gross income from interest, dividends, payments received on securities loans, rents, royalties and income from similar sources$19,023,174
Gross receipts from related activities, etc.$191,832,337
Unrelated Trade or Business Income (for 2008)
IncomeExpensesNet
Total$11,997,541$535,774$6,639,801
Gross receipts or sales less returns and allowances$0$0$0
Cost of goods sold$0$0$0
Gross profit$0$0$0
Capital gain net income$2,634,111$0$2,634,111
Net gain$0$0$0
Capital loss deduction for trusts$0$0$0
Income (loss) from partnerships and S corporations$234,471$0$234,471
Rent income$0$0$0
Unrelated debt-financed income$0$0$0
Interest, annuities, royalties, and rents from controlled organizations$0$0$0
Investment income of a section 501(c)(7), (9), or (17) organization$0$0$0
Exploited exempt activity income$0$0$0
Advertising income$9,128,961$535,774$377,122
Other income$0$0$0
Deductions Not Taken Elsewhere (for 2008)
Total deductions$4,732,201
Compensation of officers, directors, and trustees$0
Salaries and wages$236,121
Repairs and maintenance$0
Bad debts$0
Interest$0
Taxes and licenses$192,501
Charitable contributions$86,511
Depreciation$0
Depletion$0
Contributions to deferred compensation plans$0
Employee benefit programs$0
Excess exempt expenses$0
Excess readership costs$3,771,221
Other deductions$44,585
Unrelated business taxable income$0
Unrelated business taxable income before net operating loss deduction$190,760
Net operating loss deduction$0
Unrelated business taxable income before specific deduction$1,907,601
Specific deduction$0
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3Los Angeles Philharmonic Association151 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012-3034CA1935-02$117,459,760
4Pittsburgh Symphony IncHeinz Hall 600 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222PA1938-09$116,447,744
5Minnesota Orchestral Association1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403-2406MN1930-05$116,439,159
6Chicago Symphony Orchestra220 South Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60604-2596IL1927-02$114,197,842
7San Francisco Symphony201 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102-4507CA1955-01$104,191,468
8Philharmonic-Symphony Society Of New York Inc, New York Philharmonic10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York Ny, NY 10023-6912NY1928-02$96,935,341
9The Musical Arts Association11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106-1713OH1925-11$61,842,269
10Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra1241 Elm St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-7531OH1934-10$44,334,697
11Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra Society408 St Peter St Third Fl Hamm Bldg, St Paul, MN 55102-1130MN1959-02$40,949,608
12Nashville Symphony Association1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201-2031TN1948-07$40,840,265
13Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra718 N Grand Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63103-1011MO1926-10$35,910,626
14Detroit Symphony Orchestra Hall Inc3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201-2005MI1952-07$33,878,577
15Houston Symphony Society615 Louisiana St Ste 102, Houston, TX 77002-2715TX1941-04$31,376,416
16Indiana State Symphony Society Inc32 E Washington St Ste 600, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3513IN1998-09$28,132,133
17Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Inc1101 N Market St Ste 100, Milwaukee, WI 53202-3148WI1959-08$25,306,868
18Northshore Youth Symphony Orchestra IncPO BOX 195, Topsfield, MA 01983-0295MA1995-11$203,098
19Cape Cod Symphony And Conservatory Of Music And Arts Inc712a Main Street, Yarmouth Port, MA 02675-2000MA1973-02$6,619,753
20Boston Youth Symphony Orchestra Inc465 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-2220MA1983-06$2,726,957
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Alaska1
Alabama3
Arkansas1
Arizona2
California23
Colorado3
Connecticut5
Delaware1
Florida9
Georgia2
Hawaii1
Iowa3
Idaho1
Illinois10
Indiana8
Kansas1
Kentucky4
Louisiana1
Massachusetts6
Maryland2
Maine1
Michigan8
Minnesota3
Missouri3
Mississippi1
Montana1
North Carolina5
Nebraska2
New Hampshire1
New Jersey3
New Mexico1
Nevada2
New York24
Ohio7
Oklahoma2
Oregon3
Pennsylvania9
Rhode Island1
South Carolina4
South Dakota1
Tennessee4
Texas12
Virginia3
Vermont3
Washington5
Wisconsin5
West Virginia2
Total203

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