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True cases of adverse possession are exceedingly rare. Some of the requirements are easily met – possession of some or all of a property, under claim of right, for a period of five years. The final requirement – payment of...more
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently upheld a decision that denied a property tax exemption to a continuing care retirement community in Dunwoody Village, Inc., 52 A. 3d 408 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2012)....more
The law of adverse possession allows persons to obtain legal title to property by occupying the property for at least five years, and satisfying other requirements such as the payment of taxes on the property. In practice,...more
In this presentation:
- What the IRS is doing
- What agencies can expect
- The legal requirements for 501(c)(3) status
- Recent IRS treatment of housing counseling agencies
- How to prepare...more
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is preparing an industry-wide review of tax-exempt organizations that are engaged in mortgage foreclosure assistance, including housing counseling agencies (the “compliance project”). In...more
In late January, County Executive Richard Fitzgerald announced that thousands of tax-exempt properties in the county will have their exemptions reviewed in 2013. According to Fitzgerald, each owner of tax-exempt property...more
This is a pivotal time for nonprofit providers of housing counseling and related services. The Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") has begun to focus on the activities of nonprofit, tax-exempt housing counseling agencies and...more
A county assessor erred when it valued the mobilehome spaces in a mobilehome park, underlying a mobilehome, by subtracting the value of the mobilehome from the purchase price of the mobilehome, as established by a valuation...more
Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service’s (“IRS”) Exempt Organizations (“EO”) division unveiled its annual work plan. The plan highlights EO’s priorities for the year and is the best indicator of what the staff will...more
The Issues discussed at the 2011 CTF Roundtable include:
CCPC Status and Options . . . . 3
Joint Ventures . . . . 3
Health Care Spending Bonus . . . . 5
Interpretation Bulletin Review . . . . 6...more
This article discusses the two decisions from the Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) concerning the property tax exemption applications were filed by two health care applicants:
Community Health Care, a non-profit,...more