Tax-exempt Status

Jul 2, 2020
The House of Representatives voted 233-188 along party lines to pass a $1.5 trillion bill (H.R. 2) introduced by Democratic leaders to rebuild American infrastructure, including roads, bridges, transit, housing and health care.
Mar 31, 2020
In a letter to Secretary Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Rettig, the AHA, AAMC and Catholic Health Association request that the IRS provide a six-month automatic extension for filing Forms 990, 990-T, and 4720 to any Section 501(c)(3) organization that is required to file Form 990, Schedule H. In…
Feb 18, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton responds to a research letter on charity care published JAMA Internal Medicine.
Feb 18, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton responds to a research letter on charity care published JAMA Internal Medicine.
May 22, 2019
Tax-exempt hospitals and health systems provided $95 billion in community benefits in 2016, almost 11 times the value of their federal tax exemption.
Dec 11, 2018
The Internal Revenue Service yesterday issued interim guidance regarding the treatment of qualified transportation fringe benefit expenses paid or incurred after Dec. 31, 2017.
Oct 9, 2018
Download the full report here. Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. For example, tax-exempt hospitals annually demonstrate accountability to the communities they serve by reporting to IRS on the benefits they provide to their community using the…
Sep 20, 2018
The Illinois Supreme Court today unanimously upheld the state’s hospital property tax exemption law, rejecting the plaintiff’s argument that the statute was unconstitutional because it failed to expressly mention the constitutional requirements for exemption.
May 30, 2018
Compliance with the Affordable Care Act and Final IRS Section 501(r) Regulations