Boston Task Force Recommends PILOTs for All Nonprofits

A task force established by the mayor of Boston, MA in 2009 finally issued its recommendation on the city’s use of Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILOT) fees on city nonprofits, and the recommendations were ominous for tax-exempt organizations.  The report recommended that PILOT fees currently imposed on colleges and universities should be extended to… Read more »

DC Considering PILOTS for City Nonprofits

Two separate reports recently have again placed nonprofits in the position as revenue raisers for local government. DC Council member Mary Cheh last week sent a letter to the entire council advocating for a PILOT (payments in lieu of taxes) from city universities.  Her letter states that by charging every city university a $100 fee… Read more »