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Strapped Cities Hit Nonprofits With Fees

First Posted: 12/26/10 08:26 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:20 PM ET

Wall Street Journal:

Facing budget gaps and an aversion to new debt and taxes, states and local governments are slapping residents with an array of new fees--and some are applying them to nonprofits.

That marks a sharp departure from long-standing tax exemptions mandated by state law or adopted on the theory that churches, schools and charitable organizations work alongside governments to provide services to the community.

Read the whole story: Wall Street Journal

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