City leaders want Dover non-profits to pay their fair share for public safety

She asked council members to consider the impact of this and other ways to engage with those working with disadvantaged populations to increase public safety in a way that does not cost them more money.

Tags: Delaware, Payments in Lieu of Taxes, PILOTs

Maine’s Gov. LePage Accused of Using False Data in Effort to Tax Land Trusts

Some of the land trusts in question pay a reduced tax already because they are part of the state’s Tree Growth or Open Space programs and must remain as working forests.

Tags: Maine, PILOTs, Payments in Lieu of Taxes, Land Trusts

Tax-exempt property faces state scrutiny

"Nonprofits are a huge part of the Massachusetts economy but they also provide a lot of social services and work with local governments on the biggest societal challenges," said Jim Klocke, CEO of Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, a Boston-based...

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs

State rep takes another crack at taxing nonprofits

The CEO of the Massachusetts Nonprofit Network, Jim Klocke, said it would oppose the bill.

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs, Taxes-Fees-PILOTs

A Taxing Question For St. Paul: How To Get Nonprofits To Pony Up?

Such talk did not go over well with Rinal Ray, an attorney and deputy public policy director for the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits, which is based in St. Paul. Ray wrote an amicus brief in First Baptist Church vs. St.

Tags: Minnesota, PILOTs, Payments in Lieu of Taxes

Deferring a Key Battle for Wealthy Universities

The Center for Non-Profits, a New Jersey state association of nonprofits that filed an amicus brief supporting the university, said it worried about...

Tags: New Jersey, Higher Education, PILOTs

Short on Cash, Cities and States Consider Taxing Nonprofits

David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits, chalks up the growing movement in Connecticut and other parts of the country to tax nonprofits to tight city and state budgets.

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs

More Mass. cities, towns seek payment deals with tax-exempt entities

David L. Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, has seen many legislative efforts over the years for states or municipalities to extract money from nonprofits and other tax-exempt entities.

Tags: PILOTs, Massachusetts

Proposal to tax nonprofits alarms Mass. charities

“There used to be one or two or three of these [attempts] every year, usually in the Northeast,” a region heavily dependent on property taxes, said David Thompson, vice president of public policy at the National Council of Nonprofits.

Tags: Massachusetts, PILOTs

Princeton's Neighbors Say to Heck With Freebies -- We Want Cash

Efforts to tax or impose fees on exempt institutions cause only harm, according to the National Council of Nonprofits, a Washington-based lobbying group.

Tags: Payments in Lieu of Taxes, PILOTs


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