Tax-exempt Status

Jul 14, 2020
Improving the health of their communities is at the heart of every hospital’s mission. For example, tax-exempt hospitals annually demonstrate accountability to the communities they serve by reporting to IRS on the benefits they provide to their community using the IRS Form 990 Schedule H and making…
Jul 7, 2020
On behalf of America’s tax-exempt hospitals and health systems, the AHA, AAMC, and CHA request an immediate extension of the deadlines many face for preparing their community health needs assessments (CHNA) or else be subject to a $50,000 penalty excise tax under section 4959 of the Code for which…
Jul 2, 2020
The House of Representatives voted 233-188 along party lines to pass a $1.5 trillion bill (H.R. 2) introduced by Democratic leaders to rebuild American infrastructure, including roads, bridges, transit, housing and health care.
Mar 31, 2020
In a letter to Secretary Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Rettig, the AHA, AAMC and Catholic Health Association request that the IRS provide a six-month automatic extension for filing Forms 990, 990-T, and 4720 to any Section 501(c)(3) organization that is required to file Form 990, Schedule H. In…
Feb 18, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton responds to a research letter on charity care published JAMA Internal Medicine.
Feb 18, 2020
AHA General Counsel Melinda Hatton responds to a research letter on charity care published JAMA Internal Medicine.
May 22, 2019
Tax-exempt hospitals and health systems provided $95 billion in community benefits in 2016, almost 11 times the value of their federal tax exemption.