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Letter from National Council of Nonprofits - End the Shutdown

On January 11, 2019, the National Council of Nonprofits sent a letter to the President and Members of Congress, standing with the...

Tags: Federal Policy, Government Shutdown

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

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

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

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

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

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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