More than 7,000 Geogia non-profit organizations are losing their tax-exempt status. The IRS has revoked their ability to collect money tax-free because they haven't filed a new form. Many of the groups are simply defunct. But others might not have heard about the small, postcard-sized form.
Non-profit hospitals want Georgia lawmakers to keep their hands off their tax breaks. A panel of lawmakers will make recommendations public next week that could re-write or eliminate a slew of state tax exemptions. An alliance of non-profit hospitals just released a report detailing how much Georgia gets back from non-profit hospitals for the tax breaks.