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Salary Shaming: Oregon Considers Bill Tying Hospital-Based Property Tax Exemptions to Employee and Executive Compensation


Posted on January 30, 2019 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

The Oregon State Legislature is considering a bill that bases the determination of tax-exemption for hospital property on the relationship between hospital executives’ compensation and the amount of charity care provided by the hospital. While a number of other states have passed legislation that threatens a hospital’s property tax-exempt status where a hospital fails... READ MORE

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Illinois Supreme Court Upholds Constitutionality of Property Tax Exemption Statute for Hospitals


Posted on September 26, 2018 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Hospitals in Illinois received good news last week when, after years of litigation in state court, the Illinois Supreme Court in Oswald v. Hamer[i] upheld the constitutionality of Section 15-86 of the Illinois Property Tax Code, which addresses tax exemptions for hospitals. While this decision allays recent uncertainty surrounding hospital property tax exemptions and... READ MORE

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