Organizations like chambers of commerce, business leagues and commercial trade associations whose members are businessmen and women and merchants who have affiliated for the purpose of promoting the general commercial interests of the community or the interests of their own trade. [Many of these are found in section 501(c)(6) business leagues; and 501(c)(6) chambers of commerce.]
Key words: Accounting Professional Associations; Accounting Professional Societies; Advertising Associations; Business Leagues; Business Promotion; Chamber of Commerce; Chambers of Commerce; Commercial Trade Associations; Industry-Specific Promotion; Industry Trade Shows; Local Business Associations; Trade Associations; Trade Groups; United States Junior Chamber
Scope notes: Code organizations exempt under 501(c)(6) here only if a major group designation cannot be determined or if the organization's purposes cross major groups. For example, The American Steel Manufacturers Association is coded as an S41; The American Institute of Architects is coded as an A037.