McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Contribution to Construction Costs Supports Charitable Exemption

By James L. Fritz In June, the Commonwealth Court addressed another issue of interest to nonprofit entities seeking charitable exemptions from Pennsylvania Sales & Use Taxes and local real estate taxes - whether a substantial contribution to construction costs may help satisfy the requirement...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Religious Camp Exemptions Continue Under Attack

by James L. Fritz In our May newsletter, we discussed the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's decision upholding denial of real estate exemption to a religious camp. Mesivtah Eitz Chaim of Bobov, Inc. v. Pike County Board of Assessment Appeals , ___ Pa. ___, 44 A.3d 3 (2012) [ enhanced version available...