Tax Exemption

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Lawmakers debate over who should decide nonprofit status

But some nonprofits say the current rules aren’t consistent. Courts can rule one organization meets the requirements for nonprofit status, while ruling a similar organization in a different municipality does not meet the requirements.

Tags: Pennsylvania, Tax Exemption
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LePage values nonprofits, then says they’re takers

The information the governor is delivering throughout the state is inconsistent with his budget proposal.

Tags: Maine, State Tax Issues, Tax Exemption
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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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For nonprofits, easiest not always best

A number of nonprofit advocate groups are deeply concerned about the new form.

Tags: Form 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption
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I.R.S. Shortcut to Tax-Exempt Status Is Under Fire

"In many communities, it takes more to get a library card than it takes to get this new exempt status," said Tim Delaney, president and chief executive of the National Council of Nonprofits, a network of charitable groups.

Tags: Form 1023-EZ, 1023EZ, Tax Exemption, IRS
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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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Taxing nonprofits is a lose-lose situation

On Friday, House Bill 569 will be heard before the House Ways and Means Committee and, if passed, will result in a loss in revenue for the state, a loss in revenue for charitable organizations, and, most importantly, a loss for people and...

Tags: New Hampshire, Tax Exemption
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Nonprofits' property tax breaks under scrutiny

Much is at stake for the state's nonprofit community, said Ann Gingerich, executive director of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations, whose group hasn't taken a position on the amendment push.

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Live From AICPA: IRS Readying Shorter Application Form

A shorter version of Form 1023, the application for tax-exemption, was released earlier this year, with a public comment period during the spring.

Tags: 1023-EZ, Tax Exemption

Tax Board Bans Recording Equipment In Hearing Involving Nonprofit

Denials of property tax exemptions for nonprofits seem to be a growing tactic of cash-strapped state and local government, said David Thompson, vice president of the National Council of Nonprofits.

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