Professor, Associate Dean Colombo on Hospitals’ Tax Exempt Status

Friday, May 18, 2012

In an article in Crain’s, Professor and Associate Dean John Colombo, a leading legal expert on the tax-exempt status of nonprofits, questions the constitutionality of the Illinois Hospital Association's sweeping proposal to keep most its members off the property tax rolls.

“The notion that health care services overall are somehow charitable is just crazy,” Colombo said.

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