State and Local Policy Issues

Connecticut Nonprofits in a Property Tax Showdown

Connecticut has become ground zero for immediate action on proposals to change the rules on tax exemption on the property owned and used by charitable nonprofits.

Tags: Taxes-Fees-PILOTs

Action Heats Up on Nonprofit Property Tax Legislation

Every year, states consider scores of bills designed to adjust, restrict, or even expand property tax exemptions of nonprofits and foundations. This session of state legislatures is presenting greater diversity of issues and activity.

Tags: Taxes-Fees-PILOTs

Pennsylvania Communities Targeting Nonprofit Hospitals for New Revenue

Hospitals in Erie County, Pennsylvania are facing property taxes and demands for payments in lieu of taxes (PILOTs) to the county.

Tags: Taxes-Fees-PILOTs
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Nonprofits Worry Neediest Will Suffer If Governor ‘Placates’ Businesses

Officials who run nonprofit organizations funded by the state said they were devastated by Malloy’s announcement Friday regarding the elimination of some of the new taxes that large corporations found objectionable.

Tags: Connecticut, State Tax Issues, State Budgets
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Taxing nonprofits would harm N.C. communities

As Chair of the Board for the N.C. Center for Nonprofits and President and CEO of the Levine Museum of the New South, I know firsthand how essential charitable nonprofits are in our state.

Tags: North Carolina, Tax Exemption, State Tax Issues
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Nonprofits in New Jersey report increasing donations

For the second consecutive year, more than half of New Jersey's 30,000 nonprofit charities, religious and service organizations, arts and cultural groups say their funding has increased.

Tags: New Jersey, Impact
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Nonprofit tax break proposal in Pennsylvania divisive

The uncertainty stems from what the amendment would not do. It would not change the definitions of purely public charities, nor the criteria set by the Legislature through the Institutions of Purely Public Charities Act 55 of 1997.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Property Taxes
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The Troubling Downfall of a New York City Safety Net

Doug Sauer, CEO of the New York Council of Nonprofits, says that the introduction of for-profit ventures is a response to larger problem in the nonprofit health and human services world.

Tags: New York
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North Carolina Proposes Capping Nonprofit Sales Tax Refund

“Tax reform should not be achieved at the expense of nonprofits, many of which struggle to meet the needs of the communities they serve.

Tags: Tax Exemption, Sales Tax
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Maine Effort to Tax Nonprofits Raises Eyebrows Across the US

The Republican's contentious proposal has sparked a fiery debate in Maine over what impact nonprofits have on their communities and whether they should have to shoulder the costs for municipal services they consume.

Tags: Property Taxes

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