+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

CHA testimony supports not-for-profits' tax exemption



CHA testimony supports not-for-profits' tax exemption



Health Progress 68(9): 24



As the activities of not-for-profit healthcare facilities have extended increasingly into new areas indirectly related to their healthcare mission, a controversy has grown about whether these activities represent unfair competition for small businesses because of the tax-exempt advantages the not-for-profits enjoy. As a result, policymakers have been examining the unrelated business income tax as it applies to these income-producing activities of not-for-profit organizations. In June 1987, the subcommittee on Oversight of the Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives held five days of hearings in which it heard testimony from over 100 groups regarding UBIT. Among those testifying was a spokesperson for The Catholic Health Association (CHA), Sr. Bernice Coreil, DC, provincial of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, West Central Province, St. Louis, and secretary-treasurer of the CHA Board of Trustees. Although she was limited to just three minutes of oral testimony, Sr. Coreil also presented a detailed written explanation of the value of not-profit healthcare providers and of the environment in which they must carry out their mission today. This issue is a concern at the state, local, and federal levels as hospitals are being challenged to defend their tax-exempt status. To present the viewpoint of Catholic healthcare facilities, we publish these excerpts of Sr. Coreil's written statement.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 045417128

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 10284984


Related references

A baby step on joint ventures. IRS gives not-for-profits hope for using tax exemption in deals with for-profits. Modern Healthcare 31(16): 12-13, 2001

Tax exemption: why not-for-profits deserve it. Health Progress 69(3): 34, 1988

Do profits threaten your tax exemption?. Modern Hospital 106(2): 58-60, 1966

Private profits endanger tax exemption. Modern Hospital 106(6): 62-68, 1966

Exemption inquiry. Congress not sure what sets apart not-for-profits. Modern Healthcare 35(22): 8-9, 16, 2005

Shrinking profits, tax-exemption fights ahead. Hospitals 62(1): 92, 1988

No exemption. Provena ruling could affect Illinois not-for-profits. Modern Healthcare 40(12): 12 14, 2010

Worthy of the exemption? Cash-strapped taxing bodies eyeing not-for-profits. Modern Healthcare 33(11): 54, 2003

Joint ventures win the draw. Judge's ruling to revive tax exemption for Texas system spells good news for investor-owned systems, not-for-profits seeking deals. Modern Healthcare 32(24): 8-9, 16, 3, 2002

In testimony to U.S. House administration spokesman supports 15.8| plus payment. Sugarbeet grower 17(3): 20, 1979

Most testimony supports S 3418 (Administration and AAMC dissent). American Family Physician/Gp 2(3): 147-151, 1970

Profits, profits, profits: three good reasons to try triple cropping. American Vegetable Grower 40, 1992

No exemption without cotributions, but no contributions without exemption. Modern Nursing Home 23(1): 8-16, 1969

Significance of orthopedic expert testimony in medical expert testimony -- analytical views based on materials of the District Department for Medical Expert Testimony in Leipzig - city. Beitrage Zur Orthopadie und Traumatologie 22(2): 112-115, 1975

Willingness to revise own testimony: 3- and 4-year-olds' selective trust in unexpected testimony from accurate and inaccurate informants. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology 173: 1-15, 2018