Hospital Bonds

May 1, 2018
AHA responds to the US Department of Treasury Office of Tax Policy request for guidance on questions raised by new tax law.
Feb 14, 2018
Reps. Randy Hultgren (R-IL) and C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) yesterday introduced legislation that would restore tax exemption for advance refunding bonds. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act recently repealed tax-exemption for these bonds, which lower borrowing costs for hospitals and other tax-…
Feb 14, 2018
The American Hospital Association (AHA) commends Rep. Hultgren for introducing legislation to restore the tax exemption for advance refunding bonds that was repealed in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Tax-exempt advance refunding bonds were an important financing tool that allowed 501(c)(3) hospitals…
Dec 19, 2017
The House of Representatives today voted 227-203 to approve the conference report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, sending the legislation to the Senate for a vote as early as tonight. The conference report maintains tax-exemption for private-activity bonds and medical expense deductions, as…
Dec 19, 2017
House and Senate Republican conferees have released the conference report for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, legislation to overhaul the nations tax code.
Dec 18, 2017
House and Senate Republican conferees Friday released the conference report for legislation to overhaul the nation's tax code, which would maintain tax-exemption for private-activity bonds, as advocated by the AHA. “We are also pleased that the conference agreement’s definition of taxable income…
Dec 17, 2017
House and Senate Republican conferees have released the conference report for the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act, legislation to overhaul the nation's tax code. The most notable provisions of interest to hospitals and health systems are outlined in this Bulletin.
Dec 15, 2017
Congress has crafted a compromise tax reform bill based on the versions passed by the House and Senate. What are the implications for America’s hospitals and health systems?As of press time, negotiations continue, but we continue to hear that senators are holding firm on their proposal to maintain…
Dec 15, 2017
Rick Pollack President and CEO American Hospital Association   December 15, 2017   The conference report released today has mixed results for the hospitals and health systems we represent and the patients we are privileged to care for. Protecting hospitals’ access to tax-exempt…
Dec 14, 2017
Thirty-nine Republican members of the House of Representatives yesterday urged Republican leaders to maintain tax exemption for private activity bonds in the final conference report on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. “Given the Administration’s stated priority for increasing investment in infrastructure…