Aument's bill giving lawmakers power to decide tax-exempt status gets a hearing

Aument's bill giving lawmakers power to decide tax-exempt status gets a hearing

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David Thompson, vice president of public policy for the National Council of Nonprofits, testified that the heart of the debate has more to do with financially-distressed municipalities facing shrinking revenues than it does with who gets tax-exempt status.

"The demand for these organizations has gone up but the organizations themselves have remain largely the same," he told lawmakers. "It seems like what's happened the last 20 years across the country is that municipal financing has changed."

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