Lawsuits Challenging Nonprofit Hospitals' Commitment to Charity
- From the E.R. to the Courtroom: How Nonprofit Hospitals Are Seizing Patients' Wages. Kiel, Paul; Arnold, Chris; Stray, Jonathan // Pro Publica;Dec2014, p15
The article reports on the lawsuits filed by nonprofit hospital Mosaic Life Care against uninsured patients who failed to pay their bills in Missouri. Topics noted include the total amount of money seized by the hospital from debtors' paycheck from 2009-2013, types of patients who are vulnerable...
- SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS DESIGNED FOR ORTHOPEDIC PROCEDURES EXEMPT IN TEXAS. // Sales & Use Tax Alert;3/1/2012, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses a court case wherein the Texas Court of Appeals rendered a summary judgment favoring the taxpayer on the orthopedic device or appliance tax exemption in Texas while rejecting the interpretation of the comptroller in the case Zimmer US Inc. v. Combs.
- California Ruling on Religious Schools Leaves Questions. Saskal, Rich // Bond Buyer;3/9/2007, Vol. 359 Issue 32583, p8
The article reports on the controversies concerning the decision of the California Supreme Court over the case involving the issuance of tax-exempt bonds by religious schools through conduit issuers in California. It is accounted that the higher court refused to validate the planned bond issues...
- Nonprofits' Property Tax Exemptions Under Fire. // Nonprofit World;May/Jun2007, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p6
The article reports on the court ruling concerning a disturbing trend in which municipalities are depriving nonprofits of their tax exemptions in Illinois. In this case, the state revoked the Covenant Medical Center's property-tax exemption , ruling that its charitable expenditure was...
- KANSAS. // Property Tax Alert;Jul2010, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p6
The article discusses a court case wherein the Kansas Court of Appeals upheld the findings of the Kansas Board of Tax Appeals regarding tax exemptions on housing properties owned by a limited liability company.
- Power of court to grant relief. Keenan, Denis // Accountancy;Nov81, Vol. 92 Issue 1059, p51
Discusses the case, Customs and Excise Commissioners v Hedon Alpha Ltd. involving the authority of the court to grant tax relief. Background of the case; Proceedings in which tax relief could be granted.
- Offshore dependents must be U.S. citizens for exemptions. Gray, Michael C. // Michael Gray, CPA's Tax & Business Insight;Aug2012, p1
The article discusses the court case Leah M. Carlebach and Uriel Fried v. Commissioner, U.S. Tax Court which deals with the tax exemptions of offshore dependents of U.S. citizens.
- Multistate Taxation. Holloway, Randy; Schreck, Nicole // Corporate Business Taxation Monthly;Jul2004, Vol. 5 Issue 10, p22
Focuses on the decision of the Tennessee Court of Appeals on catalysts used to manufacture chemical products and plastics at plants in Tennessee for qualification to tax-exempt industrial machinery. Facts of the case; Contention of the plaintiff; Requirements for the industrial machinery exemption.
- Private Country Club Not FLSA Exempt Retail Establishment. // Labor Law Journal;Nov69, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p752
This article reports on the ruling by the federal district court of Tennessee on a case which examined the status of a private country club as an exempt retail establishment. A private country club that sells goods and services to its members or their guests does not qualify as an exempt retail...