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Michigan Supreme Court Clarifies Eligibility Requirements For Charitable Institution Property Tax Exemption
On June 28, 2017, the Michigan Supreme Court unanimously held that a charitable institution that imposes certain restrictions or conditions on its beneficiaries may still qualify for a property tax exemption...
United States
8 Sep 2017
New Jersey Tax Court Holds Hospital Unable To Claim Exemption From Property Tax
The New Jersey Tax Court recently held that a nonprofit hospital was not entitled to an exemption from property tax assessed by the town of Morristown for the 2006-08 tax years.
United States
27 Apr 2016
Ways And Means Votes To Overhaul Charitable Organization Rules
Many of the bills are direct responses to the IRS's heavily criticized handling of investigations into the tax-exempt status of many organizations in 2012 and 2013.
United States
20 Apr 2015
Enhancing Your Organization's Value Creation For Constituents
In an increasingly crowded and competitive marketplace, today's nonprofits are under growing pressure to differentiate from their peers.
United States
20 Feb 2015
IRS Issues Guidance On Charitable Contributions To Disregarded Entities Of Charities
The IRS provided guidance (Notice 2012-52, 2012-35 I.R.B. 1) regarding the deductibility of contributions to domestic single-member limited liability companies.
United States
15 Aug 2012
Conservation Deed Meets Substantiation Requirements For Charitable Deduction
The Tax Court has concluded in "Averyt v. Commissioner" that the actual deed conveying a conservation easement to a charitable organization constituted a contemporaneous written acknowledgement.
United States
7 Aug 2012
First Circuit Rules Easement On Mortgaged Property Can Qualify As Charitable Deduction
The First Circuit has vacated (Docket Nos. 11-2017 & 11-2033) the Tax Court opinion in Kaufman v. Commissioner (136 T.C. No. 13), denying a charitable deduction for the contribution of a façade easement on a Boston townhouse.
United States
6 Aug 2012
Final Regs Issued On Ordering Rules For Trust And Estate Charitable Income Distributions
The IRS has finalized regulations (T.D. 9582) regarding whether the order in which a trust or estate distributes income to charity under its governing instrument will be respected for federal income tax purposes.
United States
25 May 2012
Illinois Supreme Court Holds Hospital Failed to Establish Charitable Institution Status; Hospital Unable to Claim Exemption from Illinois Property Tax
On March 18, 2010, a majority of the Illinois Supreme Court held that a religiously affiliated Illinois hospital was not entitled to an exemption from property tax because it failed to establish that it was a charitable institution.
United States
21 Sep 2010
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