Apr. 27, 2021 12:28 pm
After years of conducting community health needs assessments, why weren’t we more prepared for COVID?
One reason may be the years of decreasing levels of community-directed spending from hospitals — particularly nonprofit hospitals.
Sep. 23, 2020 11:53 am
More than 1,000 faculty and staff members are urging Penn to pay 40% of what it would owe in property taxes to the Philadelphia public schools as a matter of social, economic and racial justice.
Mar. 31, 2015 1:00 am
UPDATE: The Office of Property Assessment has officially announced that the deadline for the filing requirement has been extended to June 1, 2015. It will also only require that the nonprofits submit “documentation to support their Non-Profit Tax Exemption status.” Other documents requested in past notifications are not required. Last month, the owners of the […]
Mar. 26, 2015 11:49 am
Auditor General Eugene DePasquale at City Hall Pennsylvania’s Senate passed a bill last month proposing to amend the state constitution to give the General Assembly full power to define a purely public charity, which gives nonprofits tax-exempt status. Currently, the courts have the power to determine if a nonprofit qualifies as a purely public charity […]
Mar. 13, 2015 11:29 am
Update: A bill is heading to a full City Council vote that could upend the filing requirement. Read our update for more information on the bill. Reverend Terrence Griffith of the New African Baptist Church in South Philadelphia received a letter in the mail last month that took him by surprise. The letter included a […]
Jan. 29, 2015 1:07 pm
The release of a special report by former Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has stirred an ongoing debate over how tax-exempt status is determined in Pennsylvania. The report analyzed tax data from 10 counties around the state and found that the amount of lost revenue due to tax-exempt public charities ranged from $35 million in Monroe […]