Monday, March 1, 2010

Should States Start Taxing Nonprofits to Raise Revenue?

Some states are starting to tax nonprofits or charge fees for services, such as fire protection, in order to raise revenue. Some colleges are paying for services; others might have to start paying tax on property; and in at least one case, a proposal was made to levy a 1 percent tax on tuition.

Does it seem that the poor and disenfranchised will carry the burden for the wealthy in raising funds to keep states afloat?

Read the New York Times article

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